Hon’ble PM, Shri Narendra Modi to visit Karnataka on 25th March to inaugurate Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura Metro Line of Bangalore Metro

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Karnataka on 25th March, 2023. At around 1 PM, the Prime Minister will inaugurate Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura Metro Line of Bangalore Metro and also undertake a ride in the metro.

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  • PM to inaugurate Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura Metro Line of Bangalore Metro, Metro line will further enhance ease of mobility and reduce traffic congestion in the city.
  • The Prime Minister has had a special focus on the development of world class urban mobility infrastructure across the country.
  • In line with this, the 13.71 km stretch from Whitefield (Kadugodi) Metro to Krishnarajapura Metro Line of Reach-1 extension project under Bangalore Metro Phase 2, will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister at Whitefield (Kadugodi) Metro Station.
  • Built at a cost of around Rs 4250 crores, the inauguration of this metro line will provide a clean, safe, rapid and comfortable travel facility to commuters in Bengaluru, enhancing ease of mobility and reducing traffic congestion in the city.

About Bangalore Metro Phase-2:

  • The Phase-2 of Bangalore Metro Rail Project consists of Four Extensions to the existing lines and Two New Lines with a total length of 72.095 kms and 61 stations (49 Elevated and 12 Underground) and is currently being executed.
  • BMRCL Phase-II spans a length of 72.095 km – 13.79 km underground, 0.48 km at grade and 57.825 km elevated and adds 61 stations to the network, of which 12 stations are underground.
  • Phase-II network comprises of extensions to Purple Line (East-West) between Baiyappanahalli and Whitefield (R1 Extn of 15.5 Km) with a depot at Whitefield (also known as Kadugodi) on the Eastern end and Mysore Road to Challaghatta (R2 Extn of 6.48 Km) with a depot at Challaghatta on the Western end of the corridor.

Source: PIB- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): BMRCL