The city’s ambitious suburban rail project is on track. The Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) is expected to submit a detailed project report (DPR) in three to four months.
Divisional railway manager (Bengaluru) R S Saxena said on Monday the project deadline, length of the elevated rail corridors and cost-sharing will be disclosed after the final DPR.
According to RITES’ pre-feasibility study, the network will be divided into three routes – circular, diagonal and radial. Of the 161km, 100km will be radial route, which includes KSR Bengaluru-Kengeri, Byappannahalli-Whitefield, Yeshwantpur-Chikkabanavara-Nelamangala, Yelahanka-Rajankunti, Yelahanka-Devanahalli. The circular route will cover KSR Bengaluru-Yeshwantpur-Yelahanka-Chennasandra-Byappannahalli-KSR Bengaluru (45km). The diagonal route of 15km will include Lottegolahalli-Hebbal-Banaswadi-Byappannahalli (15km). Read More…
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