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MRTS-Bangalore Sub-urban Rail Corporation

Commuter Rail

There was a news the other day that the Karnataka State Government is showing keen interest in developing suburban network around Bangalore and proposed Indian Railways to be an active partner.

Urban Planning and the Whitefield Area

The Whitefield area which I am taking to include areas like parts of Bangalore between ORR, KR Puram Whitefield Road, HAL Varthur Road and Whitefield Main Road iteself is today notorious for its horrendous traffic and grid lock while having a large chunk of bangalore's vaunted IT industry, and expensive tracts of housing in well manicured communities.

Bangalore - Ramanagaram MEMU Services

Commuter Rail
This will help thousands of commuters on this Mysore / Kengeri - Bangalore - Whitefield segment.
Big relief for the commuters once the services start.

FDI-funded PPP model for Namma Railu?

Commuter Rail
The government on Wednesday notified the liberalised foreign direct investment (FDI) norms for Indian Railways, permitting 100 per cent foreign direct investment through automatic route in several areas, including high speed trains.
 
However, proposals involving FDI beyond 49 per cent in sensitive areas, from security point of view, will be

Bangalore Commuter Rail / Suburban Rail Rakes Photos, Bangalore people should be proud of these

Commuter Rail

As we all know,  either Railways or State Govt has any interest to start the full fledge services of Subruban Rail.

As the time progressing,  Bangalore people are exploring more of Suburban Rail benefit then  the Railway Minister non willing to start the services.  With MEMU Maintenance shed coming up at Banasweadi,  now we have new DEMU Rake for Bangalore

Bangalore Suburban Railway Stations status, why Railway Officials and Railway Minister neglecting still ???

Commuter Rail

Looks Like Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda will not do much for Karnataka

Car Pooling - A retrospection

Why not me doing car pool? I question myself.  Following points came out. But no solution. So I dont do car pooling.. Do you have solutions? Please comment :)

 

1. Not flexible : I have to wait for my car pool partners, and vice versa.

2. Not regular : My pool partner not at all regular.

Cycles on KSRTC bus!

There is a frequent question on how to take cycles on KSRTC bus. Ofcourse it is quite a task to carry cycles on express and other service bus because they need to be loaded onto the roof of the bus.

However its a breeze to put cycles into volvo bus. But a frequent question is what is the cost of transportation. Some conductors play traunt, charging bribe etc

Tanisandra Railway Station ( Station Code : THSA ) which has been abandoned by SWR. WIll DVS reopen ???

Commuter Rail

Thanisandra Railway Station abandoned by SWR.  Requesting Railway Minister to reopen this halt station with reservation counter too.

 

Metro to ITPL

Metro Rail

Sanjeev brought out a very valid point on how access to ITPL/whitefield is going to get affected in the next coming years because of the metro construction there.

It is beyond doubt that we need the metro going there and soon..it should have happened years ago as part of phase I itself..but it will be happening now..



by Dr. Radut