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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Bengaluru 2nd city after Delhi to get full-fledged Metro

As many as five lakh people are expected to use phase 1 of the Bengaluru Metro on a daily basis when it is thrown open to the public from Sunday.

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates phase 1 of Bengaluru Metro

The 42-km long phase I of Bengaluru Metro is ready to begin full- fledged operation and is now open to the public.