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Entire Bengaluru Metro to be ready by year end

Bengaluru (Namma) Metro has reported a physical and financial progress of about 92 per cent. The entire network of 42.30 kms in Phase I will be completed in all respects by December this year, of which 38.30 kms would be operational for public service and the balance 4 kms would be ready for testing and commissioning.


Madhusudhan Prasad, Secretary (UD) said this during the review on Friday last has asked the six Metros being implemented on 50:50 basis to ensure that there are no time and cost overruns. He said that infrastructure projects are top priority for the government and they are being monitored by the Prime Minister’s Office.


Bengaluru Metro has a North-South corridor of 24.20 km between Puttenahalli and Nagasandra and East – West corridor of 18.10 km between Mysore Road and Baiyyappanahalli. Three Reaches with a total length of 17 km with 16 stations have so far been commissioned.

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