Bengaluru Metro: BMRCL clears the decks for ORR Metro corridor
The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (
Ajay Seth, Managing Director, BMRCL confirmed that the
Other than shifting the pipeline, BMRCL has cleared almost all hurdles that are coming in the way of Metro work. Sources said that around 20-25 structures have been demolished and the work of shifting electrical lines has been nearly completed.
The BMRCL has also identified about 400 trees which will be affected due to the project. While it plans to save over 100 trees, the remaining ones might face the axe. Sources said the corporation has already applied for permission with the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) authorities.
This is a major pipeline. Shifting of the 250-metre-long pipeline is needed at two locations, one at Marathahalli and another at Veerannapalya
–Ajay Seth, BMRCL MD
Simultaneously, the BMRCL is also awaiting approval from the
Tenders have also been floated for the civil works pertaining to Phase II-B. Bids are scheduled for opening by end of January. Officials hope the approval will come in the first quarter of 2021-22.