Greenline Metro starts today

Greenline Metro starts today

Friday will be a memorable day for Bangloreans as the much awaited Metro train service between Sampige Road and Peenya Industry Station will be officially launched.

The foundation stone for the second phase of Namma Metro will also be laid on the occasion.

While Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge will flag off the train from Rajajinagar Station at 6 pm, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will lay the foundation stone for the second phase at a colourful event to be held at Sri Kanteerava Stadium at 7 pm.  However, the services will be thrown open for the public from 6 am on Saturday, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) announced on Thursday.

Union Ministers M Veerappa Moily, Oscar Fernandes, K H Muniyappa, K Rahman Khan and other dignitaries will ride the Namma Metro after the inauguration from Rajajinagar Station till Peenya Industry Station and back to Sampige Road Station.

There are 10 stations on Reach 3 and 3a: Sampige Road, Srirampura, Kuvempu Road, Rajajinagar, Mahalakshmi Layout, Sandal Soap Factory, Yeshwanthpur, Yeshwanthpur Industrial Area, Peenya and Peenya Industry.

 BMRCL Managing Director P S Kharola said that all stations will be ready for use in time.

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