Bangalore Metro’s 6.4 Km Magadi Road – Mysore Line Inaugurated!

A couple hours ago, the 6.4 km Magadi Road – Mysore Road section (called Reach 2) of Bangalore Metro’s Purple line was inaugurated by Karnataka’s Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Union Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu! Please note that commercial operations will start on Wednesday (Nov 18) at 4 pm.

Actual Alignment of Reach 2 from Mysore Road to Magadi Road

Alignment of Bangalore Metro’s Reach 2 from Mysore Road to Magadi Road

Some images:

Photo Copyright: Aparajita Ray at TOI

Photo Copyright: Aparajita Ray at TOI

Photo Copyright: Noor Khan

Photo Copyright: Noor Khan

Photo Copyright: Noor Khan

Photo Copyright: Noor Khan

As a reminder, the BMRCL will open the line’s doors to the citizens and start commercial operations on Wednesday (Nov 18) at 4pm. This was confirmed via a tweet by the BMRCL’s General Manager for Finance:

Once this section starts, Bangalore Metro’s network will expand from 19.1 km to 25.5 km. As a reminder, the entire system’s length in Phase 1 will be 42. 30 km long.

Operational sections of Bangalore's Metro once Reach 2 opens

Operational sections of Bangalore’s Metro once Reach 2 opens

To view my comprehensive post about Reach 2’s entire history with lots of images, maps and dates, please see: A Look Back into the History of Bangalore Metro’s Magadi Road – Mysore Line

For more updates on the Bangalore metro, check out the Bangalore section of The Metro Rail Guy!

– TMRG

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