The railway ministry has announced a big bonanza for pollbound Karnataka.
It has rolled out Rs 500 crore plan for decongestion of the suburban rail corridor from Bengaluru city to Whitefield, the major IT hub in the city.
The ministry has planned quadrupling the existing rail corridor in the suburb that will benefit nearly 62,000 commuters, according to estimates.
With the impending assembly elections in sight, the Centre had also announced Rs 17,000 crore for developing a suburban rail network in and around Bengaluru to get the city rid of traffic congestion. Development of existing railway stations has also been announced by the railway ministry. Read More…