Bangalore Metro Phase 2: Project Information, Cost, Contractors and System Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 8,825 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Bengaluru

Bangalore Metro Phase 2: Project Information, Cost, Contractors and System Details

Under the Phase 2 of Bangalore Metro Projects The south-end of the Green Line will be extended from Yelachenahalli to Silk Institute along Kanakapura Road, north-end from Nagasandra to Madavara on Tumkur Road. The east-end of the Purple Line will be extended from Baiyappanahalli to Whitefield and the west-end from Mysore Road to Kengeri. A new, 18.82 km long, fully elevated line from RV Road to Bommasandra will be constructed, passing through Electronic City. The second new line will be 21.25 km from Kalena Agrahara to Nagawara. 

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Bangalore Metro Phase II (Namma Metro)
  • Operator: Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Karnataka
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: Rs 50,843.86 crores
  • Funding: Govt. of Karnataka, Govt. of India, JICA, ADB, EIB, Infosys and Biocon
  • Completion Target: 2026

Routes  & Times

Line   Routes   Length   Current Status
#1 Purple Line   Benniganahalli - Kengeri   42.53km   Operational (39.34 km), U/C (1.54 km)
#2 Green Line   Nagasandra - Silk Institute - Yelachenahalli   36.52km   Operational (30.32 km), U/C (6.2 km)
#3 Yellow Line   RV Road - Bommasandra   19.14km   Under Construction
#4 Pink Line   Kalena Agrahara - Nagawara   21.38km   Under Construction
#5 Blue Line   KR Puram - KIAL Terminals   55.23km   Under Construction
#6 Orange Line    JP Nagar 4th Phase - Kempapura   32.15km   Approved by State Govt.
#7 (TBA)   Hosahalli - Kadabagere     12.5km   Approved by State Govt.
#8 (TBA)   Hebbal - Sarjapur   35.4km   Approved by State Govt.

Under Construction

Line-3 – Yellow Line (New Line): RV Road – Bommasandra

  • Length: 19.143 km
  • Type: Elevated
  • Number of Stations: 16
  • Station Names: Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Road,Ragigudda, Jayadeva Hospital, BTM Layout, Central Silkboard, Bommanahalli,Hongasandra,Kudlu Gate,Singasandra,Hosa Road,Beratena Agrahara,Electronic City, Infosys Foundation Konappana Agrahara,Huskur Road, Hebbagodi and Bommasandra
  • Depot: Hebbagodi Depot
Line-4 – Pink Line(new line): Kalena Agaraha – Nagawara
  • Length: 21.386 km
  • Type: Elevated (7.501 km) and Underground (13.885 km) 
  • Number of Stations: 18
  • Station Names: Kalena Agrahara (formerly Gottigere), Hulimavu, IIM-Bangalore, JP Nagar 4th Phase, Jayadeva Hospital, Swagath Road Cross, Dairy Circle, Lakkasandra (foremerly Mico Industries), Langford Town, Rashtriya Military School (formerly Vellara Road), MG Road, Shivaji Nagar, Cantonment, Pottery Town, Tannery Road, Venkateshpura, Kadugundanahalli (formerly Arabic College) and Nagawara
  • Depot: Kothanur Depot 

Future Extensions

Line-1 (Purple) Extn.: Nayandahalli - Kengeri 

  • Station NamesNayandahalli, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Jnana Bharathi, Pattanagere, Kengeri Bus Terminal, Kengeri and Challeghatta
  • Total Length: 6.81 km
  • Number of Stations: 6 Station
  • Project cost: Rs 1830.4 crore 

Line-1 (Purple) Extn:  Baiyyappanahalli – Whitefield | Mysore Road – Challaghatta 

  • Baiyyappanahalli – Whitefield (15.25 km, 13 stations): Benniganahalli, Whitefield (Kadugodi), Hope Farm Channasandra, Kadugodi Tree Park, Pattandur Agrahara, Sri Sathya Sai Hospital, Nallur Halli, Kundanahalli, Seetharam Palya, Hoodi, GarudacharyaPalya, Singayyanapalya and Krishnarajapura (KR Pura).
  • Kengeri- Challeghatta (1.3 km, 1 stations): Kengeri and Challeghatta

Line-2 (Green) Extn : Yelachenahalli – Silk Institute

  • Yelachenahalli – Silk Institute (6.29 km, 5 Station): Doddakallasandra , Konankunte Cross, Vajrahalli, Thalgattapura and Silk Institute 

Phase 2A

Line-5 Blue Line(New Line): KR Puram – Central  Silkboard

  • Length: 18.236 km
  • Type: Elevated
  • Number of Stations: 13
  • Station Names: KR Puram, Mahadevpura, DRDO Sports Complex, Doddanakundi, ISRO, Marathahalli, Kodibisanahalli, Kadubeesanahalli, Bellandur, Ibbalur, Agara Lake, HSR Layout, Silk Board.

Phase 2B

Line-5 – Blue Line: KR Puram – Hebbal – KIAL Terminals

  • Length: 37 km
  • Type: Elevated, At-Grade and Underground
  • Number of Stations: 17
  • Station Names: Kasturinagara, Horamavu, HRBR Layout,Kalyan Nagar, HBR layout, Nagawara, Veerannapalya, Kempapura, Hebbal, Kodigehalli, Jakkur Cross, Yelahanka,Bagalur Cross, Bettahalasuru, Doddajala,Airport City and KIAL Terminals
  • Depot: Shettigere Depot 

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
 Phase 2    ₹36,000 Crore   Govt. of India and Govt. of Karnataka
Phase 2A   ₹5,227.35 crore   ADB,JICA,State Gov.& Central Gov.
Phase 2B   ₹9,616.51 crore   ADB,JICA,State Gov.& Central Gov.

System Information

  • Design Speed: 80 kmph
  • Average Speed: 63 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 750  V DC third rail
  • Signalling System: CBTC  
  • Rolling stock: NA

Major Contractors 

  • Mott MacDonald: Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for Purple Line’s Reach 1 Extension (Byappanahalli to Whitefield) & Green Line’s Reach 4B (Puttenahalli Cross to Anjanapura Township)
  • SYSTRA: Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for Yellow Line (Reach 5)
  • AECOM: Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for Pink Line (Reach 6)
  • Ayesa Ingenieria Y Arguitectura S.A.U.: Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for depots at Hebbagodi & Kadugodi (Whitefield)
  • ITD Cem India JV Purple Line’s Reach 1A: Construction of Baiyappanahalli – Visvesvaraya Ind. Area (viaduct & 6 stations – 8.039 km)
  • ITD Cem India JV Purple Line’s Reach 1B: Construction of Kundanahalli – Whitefield (viaduct & 7 stations – 7.218 km)
  • IL&FS Engineering Ltd Purple Line’s Reach 2A: Construction of Mysore Road – Pattanagere (viaduct & 4 stations – 3.945 km)
  • Soma Enterprise Ltd Purple Line’s Reach 2B: Construction of Pattanagere – Challegatta (viaduct & 2 stations – 4.869 km)
  • Simplex Infrastructures Ltd Green Line’s Reach 3C: Construction of Hessaraghatta Cross – BIEC (viaduct & 3 stations – 3.031 km)
  • NCC Ltd: Green Line’s Reach 4B: Construction of Yelachenahalli – Anjanapura (viaduct & 6 stations – 6.29 km)
  • ITD Cem India JV Yellow Line’s Reach 5 (P1): Construction of Bommasandra to Hosa Road (viaduct & 5 stations – 6.418 km)
  • ITD Cem India JV Yellow Line’s Reach 5 (P2): Construction of Hosa Road – HSR Layout (viaduct & 6 stations – 6.385 km)
  • HCC-URCC JV Yellow Line’s Reach 5 (P3): Construction of HSR Layout – RV Road (viaduct & 5 stations – 6.340 km)
  • GR Infraprojects Pink Line’s Reach 6 (Elevated): Construction of Gottigere – Swagath Road Cross (viaduct & 5 stations – 7.501 km)  (contract to Simplex Infrastructures terminated in Feb 2021)
  • Afcons Infrastructure Ltd Pink Line’s Reach 6 RT-01: Construction of South Ramp at Dairy Circle – Vellara Junction (underground tunnels & 3 stations – 3.655 km) 
  • Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Pink Line’s Reach 6 RT-02: Construction of Vellara Junction – Shivajianagar (underground tunnels & 3 stations – 2.755 km)
  • Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Pink Line’s Reach 6 RT-03: Construction of Shivajinagar – Tannery Road (underground tunnels & 2 stations – 2.884 km)
  • ITD Cementation Pink Line’s Reach 6 RT-04: Construction of Tannery Road – North Ramp at Nagawara (underground tunnels & 4 stations – 4.591 km)
  • RITES – PMPL JV: Construction of Purple Line’s Challaghatta Depot structures, roads & drainage works
  • Vascon Engineers Ltd: Construction of Purple Line’s Kadugodi Depot structures, roads & drainage works
  • BSR Infratech: Construction of Green Line’s Anjanapura Depot structures, roads & drainage works
  • Parnika Commercial & Estates Pvt. Ltd: Construction of Yellow Line’s Hebbagodi Depot structures, roads & drainage works
  • ISGEC Heavy Engineering Ltd: Construction of Pink Line’s Kothanur Depot structures, roads & drainage works
  • BEML Ltd: 150 new intermediate coaches for converting 3-coach trains into 6-coach trains on purple & green lines [ICB No. 2 RS-DM]
  • CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Co.Ltd: 216 new coaches for purple & green lines (126), and Yellow Line (90) ICB No. 4 RS-DM]
  • Siemens: CBTC signaling system for Reach-5 (Yellow Line) [ICB No. 8 S&T-DM]
  • Mitsui & Co. Ltd: Head Hardened Rails 60E1 – 1080 Grade
  • Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd: Ballastless track of standard gauge in elevated viaduct section and underground section along with ballasted track in depots
  • Vossloh Cogifer: Design & Supply of Standard Gauge UIC 60 Turnouts
  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd: Communication Systems for purple & green lines’ four extensions [ICB No.5 S&T (Tele)-DM]
  • AGS Transact Technologies Ltd: Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System for Phase-II [ICB No. 3
  • Ernst and Young LLP: Project Management consultancy Services for implementation of AFC System
  • Alstom Transport India Ltd: 33kV Distribution, 750V DC Third Rail Traction Electrification including Traction Substations, Auxiliary Substations and SCADA System for green and purple lines’ four extensions [ICB No. EP2-CC]
  • Larsen & Toubro Limited: 220/33kV GIS and 66/33kV AIS with 220kV & 66kV Incoming Cabling from Grid Sub-Station for Phase-II [ICB no. EP3-CC]
  • Johnson Lifts Pvt. Ltd: Escalators for purple & green lines’ four extensions [ICB No. 6
    ESCAL – DM]
  • OTIS Elevator Company (India) Ltd: Elevators for purple & green lines’ four extensions [ICB No. 3 ELEV- DM]
  • Jakson – JSC JV: E&M works at Purple Line’s Reach-1A/1B, Green Line’s Reach 3C and Yellow Line’s Reach 5 [BMRCL/Phase-II/E&M-3]
  • Johnson Lifts Pvt. Ltd: Elevators for Yellow Line’s Reach-5 and Pink Line’s Reach-6’s elevated stations
  • SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India): UTO Consultancy for GoA 4 Driverless operations
  • SYSTRA – DB Engineering & Consulting – Oriental Consultants Global JV: General Consultant for Rolling Stock, Signaling & Platform Screen Doors (Pink Line)

Phase 2A

  • Unicorn Surveys: DGPS, Topographic, Land & Property Survey
  • Geo Quest Incorp: Geotechnical Investigation on Outer Ring Road
  • Myrtle Project and Consultancy Pvt. Ltd: Additional Geotechnical investigation
  • BR Chawla: Partial and Full demolition/dismantling of buildings/structures
  • Vijaya Energy Plus Pvt. Ltd. and RK Associates: Shifting of BESCOM Utilities infringing the Elevated Metro Corridor (Viaduct & Stations)
  • Sri Maruthi Electricals: Modification of existing 220kV and 66kV, Electrical Power Transmission Lines
  • SMEC International Pty. Ltd: Detailed Design Consultant (DDC)
  • RITES Ltd: Project Management Consultant (PMC)
  • SYSTRA – DB Engineering & Consulting – Oriental Consultants Global JV: General Consultant for Rolling Stock, Signaling & Platform Screen Doors
  • Afcons Infrastructure Package Phase 2A/P1/60(A)Construction of 9.859 km viaduct, 6 elevated stations, and 2.84 km Central Silk Board flyover with ramps 
  • Shankaranarayana Constructions: Package Phase 2A/P2/60(B):  Construction of 9.774 km elevated viaduct from chainage 9859.000 m to 18236.000 m,  7 elevated metro stations, 1.097 km length link line to Baiyappanahalli Depot, and 0.30 km length Pocket track

Phase 2B

  • SMEC International Pty. Ltd: Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for KR Puram – HBR Layout – Section 1
  • AECOM India Pvt. Ltd. and Consulting Engineers Group Ltd. JV: Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for HBR Layout – KIAL Airport – Section 2
  • Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for Airport Terminal Metro Station and Airport City Metro Station at Kempegowda International Airport (Winner Unknown (Bids invited Nov 2020)
  • RITES Ltd: Limited Project Management Consultancy (Designated Engineer)
  • SYSTRA – DB Engineering & Consulting – Oriental Consultants Global JV: General Consultant for Rolling Stock, Signaling & Platform Screen Doors
  • Bureau Veritas: Geotechnical Investigation
  • Shree Balaji Test House Pvt. Ltd: Additional Geotechnical investigation
  • G. S. Survey & Engineers: DGPS, Topographic, Land & Property Survey
  • Power-Tech Electricals: Providing / Shifting of Street Lights
  • Shaik Fakruddin: Partial and Full demolition/dismantling of buildings/structures
  • Gowtham’s Electricals: Shifting of BESCOM Electrical Utilities between Hebbal and Indian Airforce Gate
  • Shah Electricals: Shifting of BESCOM Electrical Utilities Bharathi Nagara and Kempegowda International Airport (KIA)
  • NCC Ltd Package Phase2B/P1: Construction of 11.003 km viaduct and 8 stations from Kasturi Nagar to Kempapura
  • NCC Ltd Package Phase2B/P2: Construction of 11.678 km viaduct and 5 stations from Hebal to Bagalur Cross 
  • NCC Ltd Package Phase2B/P3: Construction of 15.011 km viaduct and 2 stations at Bettahalasuru and Doddajala
  • AIC Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd: Construction of at-grade and underground tunnel, Airport City and KIAL Terminals stations

Key Dates

  • Dec.2022: 15.25 km section between Baiyyappanahalli - Whitefield on Purple Line opened.
  • Dec.2022: 19.14 km section between RV Road -  Bommasandra on Yellow Line opened.
  • March 2025: 21.38 km section between Kalena Agrahara - Nagawara on Pink Line opened.
  • Sep. 2024: 18.23 km section between KR Puram - Central Silk Board on Blue Line opened.

Phase wise In-depth Information

Overview | Bangaore Metro Phase 1 | Bangalore Metro Phase 3


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