Bangalore Metro – Information, Map & Updates

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Introduction

The Bangalore Metro system is an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) serving Karnataka’s capital. Construction for the first phase started in April 2007 following which the Baiyyappanahalli – MG Road  section of the Purple line opened in 2011. The 42.3 km Phase 1 is expected to be completed in 2017. After Phase 2 is completed in 2024 (est), the metro network will become 114.4 km long.

Key Figures

Operational: 30.3 km | Under Construction: 27.1 km | Approved: 59.32 km | Proposed: 102 km

Construction on both Phase 1 and Phase 2 is underway right now. Commercial operations have started on 30.3 km of the 42.30 km Phase 1 and the rest is expected to open in phases in 2017. Construction for 15.1 km of the 72 km Phase 2  has started (See: Construction Updates) and is expected to be completed in 2024. A 102 km Phase 3 is currently on the drawing board of which 18 km (Central Silk Board – KR Puram) is expected to be expedited and built in parallel with Phase 2 under Phase 2A.

Operational Network

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Future Network: Phase 1-2

Key for map below: Phase 1 | Phase 2

History – Key Dates

Phase 1
20 Oct 2011: Baiyyappanahalli – MG Road (Purple line) – 6.7 km
01 Mar 2014: Sampige Road – Peenya Industry (Green line) – 9.9 km
01 May 2015: Peenya Industry – Nagasandra (Green line) – 2.5 km
16 Nov 2015: Mysore Road – Magadi Road (Purple line) – 6.4 km
29 Apr 2016: MG Road – Magadi Road (Purple line) – 4.8 km

 

…..more to be added in 2016 & 2017! Click on ‘Construction Updates’ below to view updates.

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