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Namma Metro and its ills!

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"There is no effort from the government to crack the whip on BMRC, whose bosses haven't made any extra efforts to chase contractors and get work done. For the contractors, Metro work is a learning process.

BMRC Ph-2 Tracking

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Majority of Construction contracts Tenders were suppose to be published during Q2/ Q3 and Q4  of 2013-14  and  balance works contract tenders to be called during  Q1/ Q2 / Q3 / Q4 of 2014-15

Alos Road widening and Road Streangthening ,  Demolution of properties Tenders were to be called during Q3/Q4  of 2013 -14

Hyderabad METRO : L&T fear after state bifurcated : Hyderabad loose its importance over the period, so METRO will incurr loss

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L&T's letter to Govt for Project Takeover

 
This can’t be a routine letter. The 8-page letter is provided below with each page an image. I managed to get from a friend in the media.

Before Phase 1 Metro Go Live - Lot could be done

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Government of Karnataka planned for Bangalore Metro 11 years back, way back in 2003 and the actual work started only in late 2007. Bangaloreans could get first ride of Meto in late 2011, after 4 years of start of project for only 7kms. Second stretch of Reach 3 covering 11kms was opened after 2.5 years in March 2014. 

Metro to ITPL

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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..

Incremental Metro Extension in Phase 2

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Metro Phase 2 works are going to start very soon. But how long it would take? Phase 1 which started in 2007, saw the light in 2011 partially. For complete Phase 1 to complete, it would be end of 2015 or even 2016. Almost close to 9 years. Phase 2 in the phase 1 pace might take another 9 years. If the work starts now in June / July, it might complete somwhere in 2023.

Can the Metro depend on government-run BESCOM?

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Metro services on the recently inaugurated Peenya section were disrupted for over an hour on Sunday afternoon following a power failure.

Metro Ph 3 - along a circular route - did you know?

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Meanwhile, Phase 3 is also on the cards. “We have already started planning Phase 3 of the Metro. Unlike Phase 1 and 2 which go across the city, north to south, east to west, Phase 3 will be a circular route around the city,” he (MD, Mr Kharola) said.

Namma Metro disconnect

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Namma Metro connectivity to different parts of the city is welcome. But commuters also need good access and facilities to reach stations from their homes. And that's a drawback, finds a recent study by the Indian Institute of Science.

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