Bangalore: Commuters travelling between Mysuru Road and Magadi Road will soon be able to use Bangalore Metro, as the safety inspection by the Commissioner for Railway Safety (CRS) S.K. Mittal is currently underway.
The 6.4 km stretch had been ready for the past two years but had faced issues related to the transport of the Metro train since tunnelling work between Cubbon Park station and Magadi Road station had not been completed. In March this year, a train was transported to the stretch enabling commencement of trials.
Mr.Mittal told “the inspections have been going on for two days now. There are a lot of things to be checked like the maximum speed, signalling and structure of the viaduct and stations.”
Earlier slated for a June-end launch, operations are expected to commence in September. The stretch will include Hosahalli, Vijaynagar, Attiguppe, Deepanjali Nagar and Mysore Road stations.