Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL),a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Karnataka is a Special Purpose Vehicle entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of Bangalore Metro Rail Project.
Bangalore Metro, christened as "Namma Metro", not only adds to the beauty of Bangalore skyline, but immensely adds to the comfort level of travel. Besides this, Namma Metro is a major environment friendly addition to the Bangalore City as it significantly contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions.
The project has an East-West corridor - 18.10 km long, starting from Baiyappanahalli in the East and terminating at Mysore Road terminal in the West and a 24.20 km North-South corridor commencing at Nagasandra in the North and terminating at Puttenahalli in the South.
The commercial operations on Reach-1 (MG Road to Baiyappanahalli station) have opened on 20th October 2011 and The commercial operations on Reach-3,3A (Peenya Industry to Mantri Square Sampige Road Station) have commenced on 1st March 2014.This is the First Metro rail project in India commissioned with 750V DC Third Rail on Standard Guage.