Concrete block keeps buildings safe as 'Urja' tunnels through

As Tunnel Boring Machine ‘Urja’ completed its complicated drilling task from Cantonment to Shivajinagar on Wednesday, it thrust its head out right into a special concrete box.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Mission accomplished: Jubilation for BMRCL workers at end of 855-metre tunnel

TBM completes drilling between the upcoming Cantonment and Shivajinagar Metro stations, which lasted 419 days

published on : 23rd September 2021

MP PC Mohan urges Bangalore Metro trains to operate from 5 AM-10 PM

The MP urged trains to be operated between 5 am and 10 pm instead of the present timings from 7 am to 8 pm as the pandemic had subsided.

published on : 17th September 2021

Bengaluru Metro salutes role of unsung heroes who built Kengeri line, 88 workers take first train

The honour was cherished by the 88 staffers, including two women, who got on board. The inaugural train chugged away at 10.30 am steered by women train operators B Gowthami and Smitha M Revanakar.

published on : 31st August 2021

Mysuru Rd-Kengeri Line closer to trials, nod awaited for launch

This Reach-2 Line of Phase-II is likely to be launched within this month after the CMRS gives the green signal. 

published on : 12th August 2021

BMRCL gets RDSO certification; Kengeri Line Safety inspection on August 11, 12

BMRCL has received certification for its rolling stock from the Ministry’s Lucknow-based Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO).

published on : 1st August 2021

Karnataka HC directs BMRCL to plant 4k trees

Neither BMRCL nor the Tree Officer specified the number of trees in each category, in the reports submitted to the court.

published on : 16th July 2021

Mask up properly on Namma Metro or cough up a fine

The cases and fines pertain to the limited period of metro operations from March 24 to April 27 and again from July 1 to July 13.

published on : 15th July 2021

Soil testing marks start of work on Namma Metro ORR line

The first step towards readying the much awaited Outer Ring Road Line of Metro began a couple of days ago with the commencement of soil testing works.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Rs 8,000 crore paid as compensation for Metro Phase-II land acquisition

Its progress report on the status of civil works specified that Reach 2 of the 72.1-km Phase II Line had made maximum progress.

published on : 21st June 2021

Namma Metro officials dump Covid norms during BSY’s trip

BSY’s political team also fails to adhere to set guidelines during his press briefing

published on : 26th May 2021

Namma Metro's Mysuru Road-Kengeri Line launch postponed

In light of the pandemic and the resultant labour shortage, the launch of the second line of Metro Phase-II between Mysuru Road and Kengeri has been postponed by a month to July.

published on : 21st May 2021

CM Yediyurappa fixes deadlines for Bengaluru Metro’s ORR line and Airport Line

The deadlines are June 2025 for the much awaited Outer Ring Road line and September 2025 for the Airport Line. The Metropolitan Planning Committee gave the green signal for both these projects.

published on : 11th May 2021

BMRCL books 231 cases, collects Rs 58K fine in 5 days 

The move to book violators was started on March 24. “However, initially we mostly warned commuters and booked very few cases.

published on : 12th April 2021

BMRCL objects to Hebbal flyover plan, work halted 

Wants change in alignment; Metro airport line to run at second level of flyover  

published on : 7th April 2021
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