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Namma Metro Not to Have ‘Women’ Coach Till 2019

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Going by the move of BMRCL, the assured coach for women employees will be made available only in 2019 when BEML supplies the 150 coaches in the next two years. Bengaluru development minister K J George in a reply to Shadakshari, MLA from Tiptur, said, “At present, the metro trains are operated with three coaches. Once six-coach trains become operational, ...

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Bangalore’s Namma Metro Status: Stand-Alone Stations in Jaya Nagar, JP Nagar Await Elusive Connection

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It is ironic but the fully-built Bangalore Metro stations in North-South Corridor by Namma Metro are delayed beyond the schedule as usual. The residents and travellers in these roads have patiently took it on their stride to circumvent the millions of road-blocks and delays for the last five years but still they have to wait for few more months before ...

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Namma Metro East West Corridor Opening Delayed to April Now

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With the work on Kempegowda Interchange metro station at Majestic almost completed, officials of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL) said the inspection team will visit for clearance of safety on Friday, March 25, which means a dealy of one more month. Once the safety clearance is granted by the Commissioner for Railway Safety, the new corridor connecting Byappanahalli to ...

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Bangalore’s Namma Metro chugs out to ease city’s traffic, pollution

Bangalore’s Namma Metro transit rail network took off on Thursday after a 10-year wait, with cheering Bangaloreans welcoming the new addition to their fast-driven lives. Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath inaugurated flagged off the service on Thursday morning while it will be thrown open to public from 4 pm. Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ...

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Bangalore’s Namma Metro to Open on Oct. 20, Kamal Nath, not PM to inaugurate

Bangalore’s much-awaited Namma Metro will be opened officially on October 20, announced state chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda. Since Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not available for the inauguration, Union Urban Development minister Kamal Nath will inaugurate the first reach of the Bangalore Metro from Byappanahalli to MG Road at 11 am on Oct. 20. The opening of the metro ...

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