Bengaluru: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) is extending train timings during six nights when IPL matches will be played at the Chinnaswamy stadium To facilitate easy commute for cricket lovers. BMRC also announced a special return ticket fare of Rs 50 to any Metro station from Cubbon Park and MG Road Metro stations on match days.
According to press release issued by the BMRC, the train services on both the Purple (Baiyappanahalli to Mysuru Road) and Green lines (Nagasandra to Yelachenahalli) will be extended from the present closure timing of 11 pm to 12:30 am of the following day. The frequency during the extended period will be a train every 15 minutes.
The extension in train timings will be effected on April 13 (Friday), April 21 (Saturday), April 25 (Wednesday) and April 29 (Sunday) as well as May 1 (Tuesday) and May 17 (Thursday). Since the match on April 15 (Sunday) commences as early as 4 pm, train timings will not be extended on the day.