Karnataka CM declares 37-km new metro hall to attach Hebbal to Sarjapur

Bengaluru, India (City Transport Information): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in his state price range speech on March 4, 2022 introduced a brand new metro line from Sarjapur to Hebbal underneath Part 3 of Bangalore Metro Rail Venture. The estimated undertaking price for the 37-km line which can run by way of Agara, Koramangala and Dairy Circle is Rs 15,000 crore. 

“Motion shall be taken to organize an in depth undertaking report in 2022-23. The road had by no means come up for critical dialogue within the final 5 years. The state Finances additionally makes a point out of Namma Metro’s Part III undertaking estimated to price Rs 11,250 crore. This covers 32-km of outer ring highway from Hebbal to JP Nagar and a separate 13 km line alongside Magadi Highway,” mentioned Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

“The proposed metro line would cowl many areas within the Central Enterprise District as nicely. “Round 16.80 km from Koramangala to Hebbal shall be underground,” mentioned Anjum Parwez, Managing Director of Bangalore Metro Rail Company Restricted including that it’ll cowl a number of essential places reminiscent of Bellandur, Agara, St John’s Hospital, NIMHANS, Central Faculty, Cunningham Highway, Mekhri Circle and others.

The proposed line will conenct Hebbal to Sarjapur with 29 metro stations at Hebbal, Veterinary Faculty, Gangenahalli, Mekri Circle, Palace, Guttahalli, Cunningham Highway, Basaveshwara Circle, Central Faculty, City Corridor, Wilson Backyard, Nimhans, Dairy Circle, Sudduguntepalya Koraman, St.Johns Hospital, Gala, Jakkasandra, Agara, Ibbalur, Bellandur Gate, Kaikondrahalli, Doddakanalli Gate,Carmelaram, Ambedkar Nagar, Kodati, Sulikunte, Muthanallur Cross, Dommasandra Circle, Sompura and Sarjapur.

The state authorities has introduced that the detailed undertaking report (DPR) for Part 3 of Bangalore Metro shall be submitted to the Central authorities for approval. Two new strains have been proposed underneath Part 3: one that may join J.P. Nagar to Hebbal overlaying a distance of 13 km, and the opposite from Hosahalli to Kadabagere. The overall price of the undertaking is estimated at Rs 11,250 crore.

On the standing of ongoing metro tasks (underneath Part 2 and Part 2A & Part 2B), the price range acknowledged that by the following monetary yr, 33 km of underneath building metro line shall be operationalised. “BMRCL is considering opening a stretch on the Yellow line from Bommasandra to the Central Silk Board by the following monetary yr. For this, a depot close to Digital Metropolis shall be made operational,” mentioned Parwez. He mentioned that different stretches which might be slated to be made operational throughout the identical interval are Baiyappanahalli–Whitefield on the Purple line and Nagasandra to Madavara on Tumakuru Highway. 

“The R.V. Highway to Central Silk Board stretch, which is a part of Yellow Line, shall be opened at a later stage because the metro-cum-rail flyover work will take extra time to finish,” he added.  

Chief Minister mentioned that the 58-km metro line from Central Silk Board to Kempegowda Worldwide Airport (KIA) shall be accomplished by March 2025.

The price range additionally acknowledged that the 148-km suburban metro line within the metropolis shall be accomplished by 2026. In his speech, the Chief Minister mentioned that civil works from Baiyappanahalli to Chikkabanavara will begin quickly. Rail Infrastructure Improvement Firm(Karnataka) Restricted (Okay-RIDE), the implementing company, has already floated the tenders for this hall. 

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