Date of Post : 04 July, 2017
Bangalore: The work on RV Road-Bommasandra line of Namma Metro Phase-II will begin soon as a joint venture (JV) has bagged a Rs 797.29 crore contract to build 5 stations between RV Road & Silk Board.
The BMRCL (Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd) awarded the contract for building 6.340 km elevated corridor with 5 stations to Hindustan Construction Company Ltd., a lead partner in the joint venture with URC Construction Private Limited.
The 5 stations on this section are-
- Central Silk Board
- BTM Layout
- Jayadeva Hospital
- RV Road
- Also, the contract includes the construction of road-cum-rail flyover, road-widening & allied works in the Silk Board section, which is part of the RV Road-Bommasandra line.
- Silk Board will become a major hub with Phase 2A of the metro project which connects it to KR Puram in the east.
- The line includes a ramp running in parallel to the Green Line for reversal of the train through change of track. The Bommasandra line will make RV Road, an interchange metro station.