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RITES - Capacity Enhancement Strategies

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Section 5 - Capacity Enhancement Strategies

Bangalore - SBC Terminal

  • Shifting 4 Pit lines to Binny Mills land
  • No terminal or shunting operations
  • Universal dispatch/receiving facilities
  • Platforms to be full length
  • Trains to go in all directions (YPR to MYS and BYPL, MYS to YPR, BYPL, BYPL to MYS, YPR directions)
  • Add 5 more platforms (Current 10), total 15.

This will increase the SBC 's current handling capacity from 60 to 150 pairs of trains

Yeswantpur Terminal

  • 3 More Pit lines

This will increase YPR terminal capacity from 37 to 60 pairs of trains.

Baiyappanahalli Terminal

  • 10 new pit  lines
  • 5 new stabling lines
  • 6 R&D lines
  • 5 platforms

This will allow BYPL to handle 70 pairs of trains from 0 pair it is handling now.

Yelahanka Terminal

  • Develop this as 3rd coaching terminal
  • Build EMU maintenance shed
  • Build Terminal Facilities ( At present it is a pass through station)

Multi Terminal on MYS Section

  • Adding 1 platform each Kengeri, Hejjala, Bidadi, Ramanagaram, Channapatna, Maddur and Mandya.
  • Terminate one train at each of the above station

This will bring relief to SBC and enhances the commuter capacity.

Hejjala Terminal

  • Develop this as 4th coaching terminal
  • 6 new pit lines

Flyovers to avoid criss-cross movements at BYPL and YPR

  • Bangalore - Hosur flyover
  • Bangarpet - Yelahanka Flyover
  • Bangarpet - Hebbal Flyover
  • Yelahanka - Bangalore flyover
  • at LOGH

Automatic Signaling

  • Replace existing block signaling with Automatic signaling
  • Will give a spacing of 2Km compare to existing 4-6 Kms.

Electrification and Doubling

  • All sections at minimum be double lines
  • All lines must be electrified

Level Crossings

  • All level crossings to be replaced with ROB/RUB

Additional Halts

  • CRS halts For every 1 Km within city core. 15-20 Km from SBC
  • Every 2 Km beyond the city core
  • Every 3-4 km in the sub-urbs


  • EMU rakes
  • 100 sitting capacity compare to normal rakes of 80 capacity. comment guidelines

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