Bangalore To Get New Yellow Metro Line Connecting Bommasandra To Central Silk Board By July 

by Sanjana Shenoy
Bangalore To Get New Yellow Metro Line Connecting Bommasandra To Central Silk Board By July 

Bangalore is all set to get a new metro line this July, decongesting traffic on the roads of the city. After purple and green metro lines, a ‘Yellow Line’ connecting Bommasandra To Central Silk Board will be open to the public in three months. Read on to know what’s in store for metro goers in Garden City.

Bangalore Metro: Yellow Line To Come Up In July

According to a report by Times Now, Namma Metro by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) will have a Yellow Line. This shall connect RV Road in South Bangalore to Bommasandra in southeast Bangalore. This Yellow Line takes the rapid mass transit system beyond the existing lines — North-South (Nagasandra-Silk Institute) and East-West (Byappanahalli-Kengeri) corridors.

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What To Expect In The New Metro Line?

The train branches off the Green Line’s RV Road Station. And intersects with the upcoming Pink Line’s Jayadeva Hospital (Gottigere-Nagawara) and then go on to Bommasandra. Some stops you can expect on the stretch are Ragigudda, RV Road, BTM Layout, Central Silk Board, Electronic City, Kudlu Gate, Hosa Road, Beratena Agrahara, Huskuru Road and Hebbagodi.

As per the Times Now report, while most of the construction work on the tracks and stations has been completed, the final touches are still remaining. Originally, sources revealed that the Yellow Line on the Electronics City side was scheduled to be completed by June 2023. But now you can expect the Yellow Line to be open for the public by late July or early August if everything goes as per schedule.

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The total length of the Yellow Line route is touted to be around 19km. With 16 stations, the Yellow Line will have the city’s first double-decker flyover. On this flyover you can expect a two-tier bridge, running 3.3km from Ragigudda to Silk Board junction. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the much-awaited Purple Metro line from Whitefield to KR Puram, built at a cost of  4,250 crores.

Bangaloreans, are you excited to welcome the all-new Yellow Line in the city this July? It may certainly be an answer to Garden City’s traffic woes.

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