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Bangalore Metro Route Map Guide

Bangalore Metro, locally known as Namma Metro (meaning ‘Our Metro’ in Kannada), serves the city of Bangalore, the IT capital of India. Currently, only Phase 1 of the system is operational, whereas Phase 2 is under construction and Phase 3 under deliberation. The network is spread across 42.3 km and consists of 40 stations. Daily, over 4 lakh (400,000) people use the metro. Electricity is supplied to the trains via third rail, which carries a direct current of 750 Volts. The trains run at a frequency of 5–15 minutes at speeds of just under 80km/h. On the systems, trains (consisting of 3 or 6 coaches) travel on the ground, as well as above and under it.

Bangalore Metro Quick Info

  • Owner: Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (formed under partnership by Government of Karnataka and Government of India)
  • Serving Cities: Bangalore only
  • Number of Lines: 2 (interchange at Majestic)
  • Headquarters: BMTC Complex, Shanthinagar
  • Operations Started in: 2011
  • Daily Timings: 5:00 am to 11:25 pm (Mon–Sat); 7:00 am to 11:25 pm (Sun)
  • Fare: ₹ 10–45

Bangalore Metro Lines

Metro Line Length (Km) Stations Starting Point – End Point
Purple 18.2 17 Baiyappanahalli – Mysore Road
Green 24.2 24 Nagasandra – Yelachenahalli

Bangalore Metro Lesser-Known Facts

  • First metro in the southern part of India to have an underground section
  • Rainwater is harvested at several points along the two lines, and it is then treated and supplied as potable water
  • Smart card offer a 15% discount on the normal token fare
  • The system uses 1435 mm (standard gauge) tracks
  • Phase 2 to be completed by 2022 and provide connectivity to Electronic City

Bangalore Metro Route Map

 

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