Bangalore (Metro Rail News) – Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) on Thursday commenced trial runs on Kanakapura Road (Yelachenahalli-Anjanapura Township) section.
The trial run began at 12:25 pm from Yelachenahalli.
“BMRCL starts its trial runs today in the new Reach 4 extension under Phase 2 of the project between Yelachenahalli and Anjanapura. This will continue for a 30 day period to check all the system parameters at different speeds for safety (sic)“ said BMRCL in a tweet.
BMRCL operated a 6-coach train and covered the distance in around three hours. “There is a protocol and test plan for the trials. Various systems are checked and parameter values are recorded. The trials were carried out over a period of three hours” said BMRCL managing director Ajay Seth.
The 6.4km elevated section of Phase 2, which will have stations at Konanakunte Cross, Doddakallasandra, Vajrahalli, Talaghattapura and Anjanapura is expected to get operational on November 1.