Finally first phase of Bengaluru’s Namma Metro is ready for inauguration, making the Green Line between Nagasandra to Yelachanahalli metro stations fully functional, reported The New Indian Express. Once the inauguration is complete, the entire journey will be completed in 45 minutes, The Hindu quoted an unidentified Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited official as saying.
The City scape of Bengaluru is set to be transformed, with the launch of Namma Metro Green Line from Sampige Road to Yelachenahalli & the completion of Phase 1 network. Phase 1 of Namma Metro will be dedicated to the nation, by the Hon. President Sri Pranab Mukherjee, this Saturday, June 17th 2017.
With the completion of green line and interchange station at Majestic, Bengaluru’s Namma Metro will be the second longest metro network in India. In the spirit of making our city more green & dynamic, I invite all our citizens to – Kartanataka Government has called success with “Say YES to Namma Metro, Say YES to Bengaluru” !
The inauguration ceremony is likely to be held at Vidhan Soudha in the Karnataka capital. Security personnel and housekeeping staff will be posted at all the new Metro stations, Kharola told The New Indian Express. “Ten ticket operators will be posted at each station during the weekend.”
With the launch of Green Line, Phase 1 of Namma Metro will finally be completed. this will help cummuters to save time travelling across city. The first phase of Namma Metro consists of the Green and the Purple lines. The Purple Line, which connects Baiyappanahalli in the east to Mysuru Road in the west, became operation in April 2016.
Namma Metro authority has received Safety certificate from The Commissioner of Railway, clearing the line for operations,” Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George informed the Legislative Assembly on Thursday according to Deccan Herald. Minor recommendations, such as fixing doors, improving the ramp for the physically challenged and seepage problems, have been brought to authorities’ notice which will be fixed by Saturday, BMRCL Managing Director Pradeep Singh Kharola told the English daily.
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