Bengaluru the capital and largest city of Karnataka started a Namma Metro in 2011 with all smiles and excitement. As it is served by the urban Bangalore Namma Metro mass rapid transit system (MRTS), which has two lines and 51 stations. In this blog, we will tell you about the Bangalore Metro route, fares, and all other information.
In April 2007, Work on the Bangalore Metro phase 1’s 42.30 km route began, and the Purple Line’s first segment, which connected Baiyyappanahalli and MG road, become operational. As you know, the president of India officially opened the sixth and final segment in June 2017 and other business operations got underway the following day. In September 2015, the first new segment of the 73.921 km Bangalore Metro Phase 2. However, the majority of civil construction contracts were only given out in the first half of 2017 since the project had finance concerns.
Say goodbye to traffic woes: Hello, Bangalore Metro
Metro Namma: Bangalore India’s garden city, a technology hotspot, may soon overtake Silicon Valley as the World’s startup capital. However, the startups are thriving in the city but the traffic is also increasing. Also, the Bangalore metro was created in the 2000s to address this issue. This Bangalore Metro system currently presents the Green and Purple metro lines both in use. For the areas that are not connected, metro connectivity is being built or a metro line is being considered. The estimation shows that every month between 2.5 and 3.5 lakh people use the Bangalore Metro.
Key Factors You Need to Know About Bangalore Metro
- Rapid Transit System
- 51 Active stations
- 6 coaches train length
The smart way to travel in Bangalore: Choose Metro
J Kumar Infrastructure Ltd. has been awarded a contract by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) to construct the Airport Depot for the Bangalore metro rail project. However, the building has been awarded a project is being funded by the Asian Development Bank. In addition, the Blue line often known as the ORR line is being built by BMRCL. As a result, this line will link KR Puram, Yelahanka, and the airport in Bangalore. On the right side of Ballari road in Shettigere, near the trumpet toll plaza, the airport depot will be built. Also, this depot will assist with nighttime train maintenance. The airport line is anticipated to be in use.
Fast, safe, and convenient: Ride with Bangalore Metro
The Bangalore Metro’s fares are determined by the type of ride, the distance travelled, and other factors.
- Token: Minimum of Rs. 10 and maximum of Rs. 50 (Ideal for Single, one-way trips).
- Group Tickets: These tickets are given out to groups of at least 25 people who want to travel together between the same set of stops. These tickets offer a 10% reduction off the taken fare.
- Smart Card (Varshik): Rechargeable contactless cards that offer a 5% discount on token fares are available for Rs. 50. In addition, the customers have the option of loading amounts up to Rs. 3000 in multiple of Rs.
Bangalore’s Metro Key Figures
- Operational: 55.6 km
- Under Construction: 116.86 km
- Approved: 0 km
- Proposed: 105.55 km
- Rolling Stock: 342 coaches (57 train sets x 6) supplied by BEML and 216 coaches (36 x 6) to be supplied by CRRC
Phase 1 & Phase 2 operational lines
- Line-1 – Purple Line: Baiyyappanahalli – Kengeri covers 25.60 km with 22 stations
- Line-2 – Green Line: Nagasandra – Silk Institute covers 30 km with 29 stations)
Under Construction Lines (Phase 2, Phase 2A, Phase 2B)
- Line-1 – Purple Line: Kengeri – Challaghatta covers 1.314 km with 1 station)
- Line-1 – Purple Line: Baiyyappanahalli – Whitefield covers 15.257 km with 13 stations
- Line-2 – Green Line: Silk Institute – Anjanapura Depot covers 0.50 km with 0 stations
- Line-2 – Green Line: Hesaraghatta Cross (erst. Nagasandra) – Madavar (erst. BIEC) covers 3.031 km with 3 stations
- Line-3 – Yellow Line: RV Road – Bommasandra covers 19.143 km with 16 stations
- Line-4 – Pink Line: Gottigere (Kalena Agrahara) – Nagawara covers 1.386 km with 18 stations
- Line-5 – Blue Line: Central Silkboard – KR Puram covers 18.236 km with 13 stations, ORR Line
- Line-5 – Blue Line: KR Puram – Hebbal – KIAL Terminals cover 37 km with 17 stations, Airport Line
Phase 3 – Proposed Lines Pending Approval – 105.55 km of routes proposed in Phase 3
We hope the above information will help you to know about the Bangalore Metro as it is one of the best development in the city. As you know this metro has incredible connectivity to the whole city.
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There are two metro lines Purple line and Gren line are operational in Bangalore with 51 stations.
Bangalore Metro trains run from morning 5:30 Am to 11 PM at the night.
Bangalore’s purple line has a stretch of 18.1 km with 17 station