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ROB's & RUB's for Bangalore


To ensure speedy implementation of road overbridge (RoB) and road underbridge (RuB) projects at railway level crossings, the State government has recently accorded sanction to 60 proposed RoBs and RuBs in the State, including 12 in Bangalore, in one go.

18 multi-level car parking facilities to come up in City


The BBMP has now added eight more locations to the 10 it had proposed earlier, to develop a total of 18 new multi-level car parking facilities.  


IVORY Museum in Bangalore

Why not have IVORY Museum in Bangalore, when Karnataka is known for Elephants Tonnes of ivory worth crores may soon be destroyed.

Common Bus System (CBS)

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BMTC cuts Volvo deal for IT majors on ORR

This week, another attempt to get well-heeled infotech sector commuters to drop their vehicles and use buses began. BMTC and the Outer Ring Road Companies Association put this together.

Concession in NAMMA METRO for Students community ???

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Any plan  exists in NAMMA METRO to povide concession in ticket  for Students & Senior  citizens.  As BMTC has this facility & encourages the public to use PT.

Take the case of Kolkotta METRO,  60% concession is offered for students.  I hope BMRC also comes out similar facility for students community.

Tumkur MP demanding hourly train to Bangalore!

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In a memorandum to Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, Mr. Basavaraj demanded that  .... He sought allocation of more funds to take up electrification of a track between Yeshwanthapur and Tumkur. ... In the memorandum, he sought trains between Tumkur and Bangalore city every hour and between Tiptur and Tumkur.

Yesvantpur and Cantonment Railway station Improvements

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Yeshwantpur railway station gets a facelift

The facilities include an altered concourse, unreserved ticketing counters, help desk, foot overbridge and a facilitation centre. The railways is revamping Yeshwantpur railway station to meet the increasing rail traffic for the next five years.

Mumbai has MRVC / MUTP, Bangalore still waiting

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Here you can see how Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC), joint venture of Indian Railway & Govt. of Mharastra under  MUTP :

Partners in MUTP -

Industrial Hub next on Tumkur Rail Line : Nidvanda

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Mr Lalit Jain's request letter in Karnataka State Industrial Times at Page No 16 of  Nov 2010 edition for Local Trains :

Advertisement Revenue for SWR at Bangalore Station

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Reserve Price per annum in Rs.

Chikkabullapur : Railway minister neglects station in his neighbourhood

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Chikkabullapur has its share of pride for being the neighbouring district of the Union Minister of State for Railways K H Muniyappa’s home constituency, Kolar.

station doesn’t have basic facilities such as drinking water and toilet. Several inter-state trains pass through the station which houses not a single shop to serve coffee or eatables

MMTS Service Improvements and what about Bangalore Commuter Rail

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MMTS services of  Hyderabad  has doing great improvements, you can see here how the services have been improved over the last few months. For Bangalore & its suburbs  Commuter Rail is still distant dream unless we push our Politicians hard either BJP / Congress

Karnataka high-speed rail plan hits legal roadblock

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A high-speed rail link (HSRL) project connecting Bangalore to its new international airport, proposed at a cost of Rs 6,000 crore and intended to reduce commuting time from the present one hour to 20 minutes, has hit speed breakers over the legal framework the project is to be implemented under.

Bangalore City Railway Station expansion

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Railways eyes land swap with BBMP

Sources in the Railways told Deccan Herald that if the deal goes through, the service yard/line in the City station, along with the coach yard near platforms 4 and 10 will be shifted making room for more platforms.

Plastic Ban In Bangalore City


 BBMP chief hints at ‘consensual’ plastic ban

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike Commissioner has hinted at banning plastic in the capital city

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