Bengaluru Suburban Rail: project information, tenders and route maps

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2019-07-31 14:52:49 Viewer: 387 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Bengaluru

Bengaluru Suburban Rail: project information, tenders and route maps

Bengaluru Suburban Rail also known as Bengaluru Commuter Rail is a proposed suburban rail service to connect various areas of Bengaluru city. The proposed project will have 4 corridors covering a total network length of 148 km and will serve a total of 57 stations. The total cost of the project is estimated to Rs.16,035 crore. If everything was done as per the plan, the project will be completed by 2026.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project
  • Project Owner: Karnataka Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (K-RIDE)
  • General Consultant: RITES Limited
  • Project Cost: Rs.15,767.00
  • No. of Corridors: 4
  • Total Network Length: 148 km
  • No. of Stations: 57
  • Deadline: 2026

Proposed Corridors

Corridor 1 (Sampige Line): KSR Bengaluru City - Yelahanka - Devanahalli

  • Total network length: 41.40 km
  • Total stations proposed: 15 stations (8 elevated and 7 At grade)
  • Land required: 12.10 hectares
  • Ridership expected: 2.82 lakh

Corridor 2 (Mallige Line): Baiyyapanahalli Terminal - Yeshwantpur - Chikkaba Navara

  • Total network length: 25.0 km
  • Total stations proposed: 14 stations (8 elevated and 6 At grade)
  • Land required: 28.59 hectares
  • Ridership expected: 2.03 lakh

Corridor 3 (Parijaata): Kengeri - Cantonment - Whitefield

  • Total network length: 35.52 km
  • Total stations proposed: 9 stations (4 elevated and 5 At grade)
  • Land required: 20.71 hectares
  • Ridership expected: 1.64 lakh

Corridor 4 (Kanaka): Heelalige - Yelanhanka - Rajankunte

  • Total network length: 46.24 km
  • Total stations proposed: 19 stations (4 elevated and 15 At grade)
  • Land required: 40.28 hectares
  • Ridership expected: 3.34 lakh

Project Cost

The project cost estimates have been prepared to cover civil, electrical, signalling and telecommunications works, rolling stock etc. at the June 2019 price level. The total cost including private land and GST comes to Rs.16,035.10 crores. The break-up of the estimated project cost is as under:

  • Land Cost and R&R: Rs 1,469.80 crore
  • Infrastructure Cost: Rs 9,882.80 crore
  • Rolling Stock: Rs 1,998.00 crore
  • Lifts & Escalators, Automatic Fare Collection, and Platform Screen Doors: Rs 841.4 crore
  • State GST: Rs 861.6 crore
  • Central GST & Basic Custom Duty: Rs 981.5 crore

Train Maintenance Depot and Workshop

The Bengaluru Suburban Rail project will have two depots for maintenance work.

  • Devanahalli: This depot will serve corridor 1 (KSR Bengaluru City-Devanahalli)
  • Jananabharathi: This depot will serve corridor 2 (Baiyyapanahalli Terminal-Chikkaba Navara), corridor 3 (Kengeri-Whitefield), and corridor 4 (Heelalige-Rajankunte)

Integration with the Bangalore Metro Stations

The state-owned consultancy firm RITES has proposed the integration plan of Bengaluru Suburban Rail with the following 10 existing and proposed Metro stations of the Bangalore Metro Rail network:

  • Majestic
  • Yeshwanthpur
  • Kengeri
  • Cantonment
  • Whitefield
  • KR Puram
  • Baiyappanahalli
  • Jnanabharathi, and
  • Nayandahalli
  




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