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Can the Metro depend on government-run BESCOM?

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?

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

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.

Why are there no Platform Screen Doors or equivalent on Bangalore Metro?

As per wikipedia ( , Kochi Metro plans to install Platform Screen Doors on all stations.


1. Is the life of a Bangalorean is less valuable?

Cycling down Nanda Main Road - partially

In May 2008 I had walked down Nanda Main Road from 45th cross (Ring Road) to South End Signal and back documenting through pictures the trees that formed the boulevard. I had, like many others, assumed that many trees were likely to be extensively trimmed, if not cut down completely.

Do We Need Bommasandra Line of Metro Starting from Jayanagar

With the recent announcement of Elevated Road from Jayadeva to Silkboard via BTM, which is the main bottleneck on the Outer Ring Road, I was thinking is the Metro investment worth here.

How is Metro Ph II best done?

Metro ph II is ready to kick off soon with the approvals coming in from Delhi. There is still lot of discussions pending on the utility and the routes. With the change in ledership there is a possible  opportunity to start discussions to optimize routes. The current PH II route with stations is in the below link:

Information on whitefield metro station location


Can someone help me in identifying the location of Whitefield metro station?

The current location of the BMTC terminal station falls on the west side of the railway line, while all the residential apartments/houses fall on otherside of railway line. This problem along with the absence of foot over bridge is causing lot accidents and problems.

Namma Metro Phase 2A and 3

Hi, Namma Metro is geared up for Phase 2A and 3. Mr. Sivasailam is very eager to start work.

Just read article in hindu today please find the link

V and U needed for metro?

Hindu today carried a front page news item about the metro allignment on the Byp PH II extension to Whitefield. It was more a report based on renewed outcry from certain sections of public..below is the map of contention from the paper:

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