SunstarTV Bureau: A new stretch of Bengaluru’s Namma Metro train service had inaugurated, on the occasion of Makara Sankranti, on Thursday.
The stretch on Green Line connects the existing Yelachenahalli Metro Station to the Silk Institute Metro Station on Kanakapura Road (a highway out of Bengaluru).
Delighted to join CM Karnataka Sh @BSYBJP Ji & my senior colleague in the council of ministers Sh @DVSadanandGowda Ji for the inauguration of the 6-km long Southern Extension of Bengaluru Metro Project through video conferencing. pic.twitter.com/wkTRvUuHxO
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) January 14, 2021
It was flagged off by Union Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri from Delhi through video conferencing and Karnataka Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa who was on site with other ministers and leaders.
The Namma Metro now has a total of 56 kilometres of operational lines.
The new stretch on Green Line has five stops, Konanakunte Cross, Doddakallasandra, Vajrahalli, Thalaghattapura and Silk Institute.
This line is the key for the city’s southern parts that have seen vast commercial and residential development over the past few years.