After a long wait! Bengaluru Metro Rail services from Baiyapanahalli to KR Puram; Kengri to Challaghatta commences


PTI, Oct 9, 2023, 9:42 AM IST

After a long wait, Metro Rail services on the two sections of the Purple Line from Baiyapanahalli to KR Puram and Kengri to Challaghatta commenced its operations on Monday.

The Metro Rail services on the two sections began at 5 am without any formal inauguration.

In a statement, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited said, ”BMRCL wishes to inform the public regarding the opening of passenger services on the two sections between Krishnarajapura and Baiyappanahalli, a distance of 2.10 km with one station in between at Benniganahalli and the other beyond Kengeri to Challaghatta a distance of 2.05 km with effect from October 9.” With the opening of these two vital sections, the complete the East-West corridor, the Purple Line from Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Challaghatta will be complete with a total length of 43.49 km and 37 metro stations, it said.

The operational network of BMRCL will increase from 69.66 km to 73.81 km with 66 metro stations, it added.

According to BMRCL, the operational headway on East-West Corridor will be from Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Patandur Agrahara (10 minutes), Patandur Agrahara to Mysore Road (5 minutes), Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Station – Majestic to MG Road (3 minutes) during morning peak hours, Mysore Road to Challaghatta (10 minutes).

The last train from Whitefield (Kadugodi) would depart at 10.45 pm and from the rest of the terminal stations at 11.05 pm, it said.

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