PM Modi inaugurated Whitefield (Kadugodi) for Krishnarajapura Metro Line

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PM Modi inaugurated Whitefield (Kadugodi) for Krishnarajapura Metro Line

On March 26, PM Modi inaugurated the new metro line connecting Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapuram.

An Overview of the News

  • The inauguration was seen as a boost to 'Ease of Living' for the people of Bengaluru.
  • The new metro line is expected to reduce travel time and improve connectivity in the area.
  • The Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura Metro line is a part of the Namma Metro project in Bengaluru.
  • The project was completed at a cost of about Rs 4,200 crore.
  • The metro line extends over a distance of 15.5 km and has 14 stations.

About Namma Metro Project

  • Namma Metro is a rapid transit system, also known as Bangalore Metro.
  • The project was launched in 2005 with the goal of providing a safe, efficient and sustainable means of public transport for the city's growing population.
  • The first phase of the project was completed in 2017 and consists of two lines: the Green Line and the Purple Line.
  • The Green Line runs from Nagasandra in the northwest to Yelachenahalli in the south, while the Purple Line runs from Baiyappanahalli in the east to Mysore Road in the west.
  • The second phase of the project is currently under construction and will add an additional 72.1 km of track to the network.
  • The second phase will include the expansion of both the Green and Purple Lines as well as two new lines, the Yellow and Blue Lines.

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