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Bengaluru Metro


Bengaluru metro commuters to pay more for smart card from January 20

January 09, 2020 12:45 pm

Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited(BMRCL) on Wednesday said in a statement cited the increase in operational expenses and the general increase in the cost of services for slashing the discount

Bengaluru metro records highest ever ridership, generates Rs 1.09 crore on single day

September 01, 2019 8:41 pm

On the same day, BMRCL collected Rs 1.09 crore as revenue with the Green Line collecting more (Rs 54.81 lakh) than the Purple Line (Rs 54.25 lakh).

Bangalore Namma Metro construction in CBD: Here are the traffic restrictions, diversions

June 14, 2019 2:44 pm

The Bengaluru Traffic Police has brought in traffic diversions for those travelling in and around CBD from Saturday. Several restrictions on parking are also in place. Here's what you need to know.

No Metro between Bengaluru and Tumakuru as government plans suburban rail

June 09, 2019 9:53 pm

In 2016, the state government wanted to extend the Namma Metro to Tumakuru, which is 70 km away from Bengaluru.

Bengaluru Metro set to introduce Common Mobility Card to be used in buses on pilot basis

May 07, 2019 5:24 pm

The BMRCL will launch the Common Mobility Card at Baiyappanahalli and Kempegowda metro stations. In another four months, the pair of new upgraded Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) gates will be installed at each of these two stations.

Bengaluru Metro staff defer strike by month

March 21, 2018 8:08 am

The unrecognised union of the metro employees gave an undertaking on deferring the strike after the company assured the Karnataka High Court of its willingness to hold talks with them on their demands.

Bengaluru airport-city Metro link proposal hits roadblock

February 16, 2018 2:33 am

AERA has objected to imposing UDF on travellers prior to the construction of the metro. A new way will have to be found to finance the BIAL component in the project, say sources.

Hindi signboards removed from Bengaluru metro stations

August 04, 2017 4:42 pm

A a part of campaign to oppose the use of Hindi as a third language by the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) had painted Hindi signboards outside the stations black before commencement of Metro services.

Use of Hindi in Bengaluru metro: Pro-Kannada outfits threaten to launch stir against BJP MPs

July 09, 2017 7:35 am

President of Karnataka Rakshna Vedike, T A Narayana Gowda, has threatened to launch a protest in which Hindi signages at stations would be defaced. B Sanneerappa, the outfit’s secretary, said they would start a campaign against Kumar and Gowda.

Bengaluru Metro strike called off, services resume after talks

July 07, 2017 12:19 pm

Thousands of commuters were stranded as Metro stations across Bengaluru were closed in the wake of a protest undertaken by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) staff members.