Project InitiationThe project was started inAugest 2005 and the firststrectch betweenBaiyyappanahalli andM.G.Road was inauguratedon Oct 20,2011
Divided into four parts• Reach 1 : Now operational- Baiyyappanahalli and M.G.Road• Reach 2 : Magadi Road to Mysore Road - ready by December 2012 or early 2013.• Reach 3 : Yeshwantpur to Swastik -Nearing completion – will be operational by December, 2012• Reach 4 : by 2013
GovernanceBangalore Metro Rail project comes under the legal body of Bangalore Mass Rapid Transit Ltd(BMRTL).Chairman : Anil Bajilal,union urban development secretaryBoard of Directors: 5 from central government,5 from state governmentParticipants : State,Central Governments, Financial Institutions
• Public sector BEML has been mandated for the supply of 150 metro coaches valued at Rs 1,672 cr with a provision for supplying 63 more coaches.• The companies involved in various tasks of the projects are:- – Navayuga Engg Ltd,Hyderabad – Nagarjuna Construction Pvt Ltd – Afcons Infrastructure – Punj Llyod Ltd
Project PlanningRoutes : East-west(18.1 Km),North-south(14.9 km)Total length of the project :43 kmsType : Elevated and undergroundNo of stations : 41No of commuters per day :820,000Proposed fare : 1.33-1.66 times the bus faresCost/Km Underground : Rs 250 croreCost/km Elevated : Rs 80 croreTotal cost : Rs 11,609 crore
Fund formula• State : Rs 2287 cr• Central/federal : Rs 1831 cr• Financial Institutions : Rs 3982 cr
Train Outline• Each train consists of three coaches (2.88 m wide) to start with. The train can accommodate a total of 1000 persons.• Later, it will run six coaches - the carrying capacity of a six coach train will be 2068 passengers• Wi-Fi enabled• Coaches have stainless steel covering, air-conditioned and automated doors.
Project Execution• Ground-level preparations for the ambitious metro rail project in bangalore was made with the state government freezing development activity in 247 premises and buildings it tentatively identified for this purpose• Bangalore metro have a standard guage and will take cover under the 100-year old Mysore tramways Act,which required some amendments by the state government to suit the present day needs.With this,BMRTL avoided going to the railway ministry for all sanctions.
Phase I - Project closure• Phase 1 has come to live on October 20 th,2011
Phase II• Covering a span of 70 kilometres• phase II is an extension of all the four Reaches• reduce road traffic by 35 per cent.• The estimated project cost is Rs 25,000 crore.
Phase II• The Second Phase of the project will begin in 2012
Conclusion• The number of passengers expected to travel on the metro everyday is estimated 16.10 lakh by 2021