Bengaluru Metro: All You Need To Know About Trial Runs On Baiyappanahalli-K R Puram Segment

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by Shreya Ghosh

Bengalureans, we have some great news to share! Your wait for the Baiyappanahalli-K R Puram segment of the Bengaluru metro is about to end very soon. It is expected that trial runs will begin on this segment in the first week of July. And with the conclusion of successful trial runs, regular operations are also expected to begin soon. This new metro segment is a necessary upcoming metro route connecting Purple Line and Green Line. Purple Line’s Byappanahalli terminal and Green Line’s K R Puram metro station are getting connected here.

Here Are All The Deets About Baiyappanahalli-K R Puram Segment On Bengaluru Metro

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There have been some delays on this Bengaluru metro segment. According to a report by Indian Express, the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited installed an open web glider on top of the railway tracks. This development took place close to Baiyappanahalli. And after some delays, it seems like all the test runs and operations are about to start very soon in the month of July.

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Anjum Parvez is the managing director of Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited and he shared some updates about the operations of this metro stretch. He stated that the BMRCL is working to conduct the trial runs from the first week of July itself. They also have plans to commence services for the public by the middle of July. But before all these, some development of signal, and other parts of the project are still incomplete. Once all the pending parts are completed, the safety commissioner of Metro will be visiting here and examine the segment.

How Will This Stretch Be A Boost In Public Transportation? 

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A new metro segment will surely be helpful for daily passengers and commuters. This is going to become a significant connection as the time taken to travel between Whitefield and K R Puram places is decreasing. With better metro facilities, thousands will avoid traffic congestion on the road and choose the metro route to reach their destinations.

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This stretch is a grand step taken to work on the development of the Bengaluru metro and make journeys more convenient for passengers.

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