Lost the playground, fear losing the school

The students of Featherlite Pottery Town Government school, who have lost their playground to the Metro, risk losing their school. By Yashasvini Razdan The teachers and students of the Featherlite Government School are suffering from migraines and experiencing breathing problems due to the construction of an underground metro station on the school playground. The work […]

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Inadequate toilets torment differently-abled commuters

Toilets for the disabled on BMTC bus-depots, Bangalore Railway Station and metro stations continue to be in a dismal state. By Shalu Chowrasia Bengaluru City is unable to provide toilets in public places which conform to accessibility standards for the disabled. Section 45 of the Right of Persons with Disability Act mandates that all existing […]

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Namma Metro To Get New Advertising Policy

After BBMP banned outdoor advertisements in the city, BMRCL plans to bring its own advertisement policy to increase its revenue. Vivek Kumar M   In a bid to increase its revenue, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) plans to bring in a ‘Metro Advertisement Policy’. BMRCL’s 2017-18 annual report shows that the city’s metro is […]

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39 steps to catch the metro

Unused escalators at Vijayanagar and Hosahalli metro stations leave no option for aged and disabled commuters but to climb stairs. Shivani Verma Escalators have been installed at Vijayanagar and Hosahalli metro entrance gates, but have not yet started working. They were installed one and and six months ago respectively. Aged and disabled along with the […]

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No Options to Recharge Metro Card

Ban on digital wallets and non-functioning ticket vending machines creates problem for metro commuters. By Riya Sethi Bangalore, April 9, 2019: The limited recharge facilities available at the metro stations is causing a stir among the people of Bangalore. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has not provided the public with enough recharge options. […]

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Namma Metro Focused on Improving Passenger Convenience

Bengaluru Metro Railway Corporation introduced third six-car train to reduce crowding of passengers. Inauguration was done by CM H.D Kumaraswamy at Vidhan Soudha Metro Station. Bengaluru, Nov, 22. 2018 By Surbhi Jain The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited launched its third six-car train section with one female coach in Vidhan Soudha Metro Station today, in […]

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