BANGALORE, INDIA (Metro Rail News): On Wednesday, Karnataka Chief Minister Shri Basavaraj Bommai said that the BMRCL phase-02 project completion deadline is 2024 instead of 2025.
The early completion of the project will help people reach their destination faster and reduce traffic congestion. I personally monitor this project till its completion. At any cost, the phase-02 project should be finished by 2024, said CM Karnataka.
According to BMRCL officials, the 21.26 KMs new line from Gottigere to Nagwara is part of phase-02 of the project. This line consists of 7.5 KMs of the elevated corridor with 6 elevated stations and 13.76 KMs underground corridor from the south ramp near Jayanagar fire station to the north ramp at Nagawara with 12 underground stations.
The tunnelling from Cantonment to Shivaji Nagar station commenced on 30th July 2020. The total length of this tunnel is 21.246 KMs. Till now, 3.842 KMs of tunnelling has been completed. The total cost of this project is approximately Rs. 30,695 crores.