The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety, KA Manoharan and his team of 3 other officials today kicked-off the 2nd second day of final safety inspections by visiting the Green Line’s 4 km Sampige Road – National College underground (UG-1) section’s tunnels and Kempegowda (Majestic) Station.
May 31 update: The team didn’t have time to visit Chickpet & KR Market stations. They’ll now visit them on Wednesday.
The team started their 3-day final inspection of the line yesterday on the 8 km National College – Yelachenahalli elevated Reach-4 & Reach-4A sections. Tomorrow, they will visit the line’s Peenya Depot in north Bangalore, and also take an end to end ride from Hessaraghatta Cross (Nagasandra) to Yelachenahalli due to which the line will be closed down for commercial services at 2 pm for the rest of the day.
A highly detailed hourly inspection programme for all 3 days can be viewed here.
Schedule for today – for station codes see this list
As mentioned yesterday, the CMRS’ team will include today’s observations in their final report which is expected to be submitted to the BMRCL by the end of this week. That report will include train operation suggestions, any necessary infrastructure corrections & completions required prior to starting commercial operations, and whether an approval or conditional-approval has been granted or not.
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