The city of Bangalore, popularly known as the Silicon Valley of India, is the IT capital of India. Where more than 500,000 passengers travel through the Metro daily.
Bangalore Metro, operated by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), is also known as Namma Metro in the Kannada language, which means “Our Metro”.
The length of this entire network system of 51 stations is 56.1 km. The average speed of the metro is 36 km/h and the top speed is 80 km/h.
This rapid transit system is divided into color line numbers.
Purple Line – 1
This line connects Baiyyapanahalli in the East of Bangalore with Kengeri station in the Southwest. The total length of Purple Line – 1 is 25.7 km, with a total of 22 stations.
Green Line – 2
Green Line – 2 connects Nagasandra in the northwest with Silk Institute in the southwest. This entire network is 30.4 kilometers, with a total of 30 stations.
Information about other lines to be built in the future
The entire metro network system was divided into Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 2A, and Phase 2B (Airport Line), in which Phase 1 work has been completed. But still, the work of the remaining phase is going on.
Under which the Purple Line and Green Line will be extended, along with the work of some other lines Yellow Line, Pink Line, and Blue Line will also be completed by December 2024.
Importance And Necessity
- The Metro network has become very necessary in this city to make transport faster. Along with this, the problem of traffic will also be reduced due to this.
- More work is being done in this area to further strengthen the IT capital of India.
- Due to development in this city, other cities of Karnataka will also get benefit from development.
Fare of Bangalore NAMMA METRO
At present, the minimum fare of Metro is ₹ 10 and the maximum fare is ₹ 60. But if you travel daily by Metro, then you should use Metro Smart Card. In this card you get both debit and credit card facilities. There is also the facility of NFC for fellow fast transactions. Apart from this, you also get the option of auto recharge in the smart card of Bangalore Metro Map. That is, if there is less than ₹ 100 left in your card, then ₹ 200 will be deposited into your card automatically.