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BENGALURU: The Kanakapura Road (Yelachenahalli-Anjanapura Township) segment is very likely to have Metro connectivity on November 1, Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) stated on Saturday — the first time formally disclosing a particular date for launching the lineup.
“The initial 6.4 km elevated segment of Stage 2 will be commissioned on Rajyotsava Day,” BMRCL MD Ajay Seth said.
The earlier deadline of August was postponed on account of the exodus of migrant employees following the lockdown was raised for the first time. In reality, the true deadline was 2018-ending. TOI had completed a report on July 3 branded’Manpower crunch could delay Kanakapura, Mysuru Road Metro traces’.
BMRCL records reveal 90percent of civil perform on Kanakapura Road lineup — a 6.4 km stretch with channels at Konankunte Cross, Doddakallasandra, Vajrahalli, Talaghattapura and Anjanapura — has already been finished. Officials stated trial run of trains is expected to start by August 20.
Commercial operations will begin after gaining clearance from the commissioner of Metro railroad safety. BMRCL is also likely to power the grip of the next rail in a day or two. It’s already issued a note asking people to not come in touch with 33kv wires along with also the 750 volt DC third rail set up on the viaduct.
“The whole 72 km-long Stage 2 is anticipated to take 14 lakh commuters per day after commissioning in phases from November 2020 into June 2024″ stated Seth.
BMRCL has just started tubing dull of 14Km underground department (Dairy Circle and Nagawara) in Cantonment Metro station) “Urja, first of nine TBMs for use for the tunnel boring, was commissioned on July 30. The first cement ring has been put on the eve of 74th Independence Day” explained Seth. He explained the underground department after conclusion in June 2024 will take 4 lakh commuters daily.