Bangalore Namma Metro – Info, Route Map, Fare, Line, Nearby Landmarks

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Bangalore Namma Metro is owned and operated by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. The metro has a total of 41 sub-stations and is spread across an area of 42.3 KM. The Bangalore metro was announced in 2010-11 and became operational on 01 March 2014 in the first phase. Presently, only two lines namely, Purple and Green light are operational. 

Bangalore Namma Metro Highlights

OwnerBangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
Operated by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd  
SystemRapid Transit System
Located atBangalore, Karnataka
StationsMantri Square Sampige Road metro stationMahalakshmi metro stationMajestic metro stationSandal Soap Factory metro station
No. of Coaches6
Operation Date1 March 2014
TimingFirst Train: 07 amLast Train: 09.30 pm
Major Attractions Mantri Square MallISKCON TempleM Chinnaswamy StadiumOrion MallVisvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum
ParkingAvailable
Interchange StationKR Puram for Blue LineMahatma Gandhi Road for Green LineSri Balagangadharanatha Swami Mysore Road
Disability AccessYes
Track GaugeBroad Gauge and standard gauge
Maximum Train Speed100 km/hr
Minimum FareRs 10
Maximum FareRs 43

Bangalore Namma Metro Quick Facts

Bangalore Namma Metro has a total of six metro lines out of which only two i.e. Purple and Green are operational at the moment. The Yellow, Pink and Blue lines are under construction. Whereas, the Orange line is in the planning phase. Both operational lines cover a total of fifty-two metro stations. Here are some more facts associated with the metro line. 

  1. The Bangalore Namma Metro translates its name to Our Metro in English
  2. It is the first metro to have an underground station 
  3. The metro station is associated with rainwater harvesting and the water is used as potable water
  4. It is the second largest metro station after Delhi metro
  5. Bangalore Namma Metro is also one of the metros that utilise solar power to light up its stations
  6. The metro line uses both the standard gauge and broad gauge in India. The system gauge track is 1435 mm
  7. The Bangalore Namma Metro has a special woman coach that offers convenience to women passengers

Bangalore Namma Metro Route Map

Refer to the image below to know about the Bangalore Namma Metro. 

Bangalore Namma Metro Station Fare

The fare at the Bangalore Namma Metro line is charged based on the total km travelled. The minimum fare is Rs 10 and the maximum fare is Rs 43.

Bangalore Namma Metro Lines

The Bangalore Namma Metro Lines passes through thirty-two major sub-stations in the city. All of these stations are connected to each other with different phases of metro lines. The metro line starts from Madavara and ends at Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station, Majestic. 

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Namma Metro Stations on Green Line
MadavaraChickpete
ChikkabidarakalluKrishna Rajendra Market
ManjunathanagarNational College
NagasandraLalbagh Botanical Garden
DasarahalliSouth End Circle
JalahalliJayanagar
Peenya IndustryRashtreeya Vidyalaya Road
PeenyaBanashankari
GoraguntepalyaJaya Prakash Nagar
YeshwanthpurYelachenahalli
Sandal Soap FactoryDoddakallasandra
MahalakshmiKonankunte Cross
Rajaji NagarVajarahalli
Mahakavi Kuvempu RoadTalaghattapura
SrirampuraSilk Institute
Sampige RoadNadaprabhu Kempegowda station, Majestic

Bangalore Namma Metro Total Phases

Bangalore Namma Metro line is laid over in two phases. The first phase was inaugurated by the government in 2014. Whereas, the second phase of the metro line was completed in the year 2021. Here you can know major details related to both phases of Bangalore Namma Metro. 

Bangalore Namma Metro Phase 1

The first phase of Bangalore Namma Metro was announced in 2010-11 and was divided into two sub-phases 3 and 3A. The underground construction was in the year 2011 and the total cost was Rs 2100 crores. The first stretch was launched from National College and Nagasandra in 2014. In 2017, the second stretch between Nagasandra and Yelachenahalli was for 25,000 commuters. 

Bangalore Namma Metro Phase 2

The construction for phase 2 of Bangalore Namma Metro began in 2016 and the same was completed in 2021. The total cost for the project was 508 crores. This green line was constructed between Yelachenahalli to Silk Institute spread across 6.5 KM. This line was further extended from Yelachenahalli to NICE Anjana Township from Yelachenahalli and then to Bangalore International Exhibition Centre.

Bangalore Namma Metro Booking Process

One can book their tickets for Bangalore Namma Metro from the ticket counter or can also apply for a metro pass. To make the process more convenient, the Bangalore Namma Metro has launched an online app. The app has been launched by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL). Using the app, one can book a ticket, generate a pass and also check the route map and timing for the different stations. 

Bangalore Namma Metro Nearby Attractions

Bangalore Namma Metro has a lot of substations which are connected to the major attractions in the city. Refer to the table below to know about the nearby attractions of the Bangalore metro:

Bangalore Namma metro green line stationsMajor AttractionsTotal Distance
Mantri Square Sampige Road metro stationMantri Square Mall0 metres
Mahalakshmi metro stationISKCON Temple0.5 km
Majestic metro stationM Chinnaswamy Stadium3.5 km
Sandal Soap Factory metro stationOrion Mall0.9 km
Majestic metro stationVisvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum3.3 km
Majestic metro stationCubbon Park3.2 km
Yeshwanthpur metro stationJaya Prakash Narayan Biodiversity Park2.4 km
Majestic metro stationKarnataka Chitrakala Parishath2.1 km
Majestic metro stationRacecourse1.8 km
KR Market metro stationTipu Sultan’s Summer Palace0.2 km
Lalbagh metro stationLalbagh Botanical Garden and Lake0 km
Majestic metro stationJawaharlal Nehru Planetarium3.2 km
Majestic metro stationSt. Mark’s Cathedral3.7 km
KR Market metro stationBangalore Fort0.4 km
Majestic metro stationIndira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park3.1 km

Bangalore Namma Metro FAQs

  1. What is the timing of the Bangalore Namma Metro?

Ans. Bangalore Namma Metro is operational from 07 am to 09.30 pm.

  1. How many stations are there in Bangalore Namma Metro?

Ans. Presently, 29 substations are there in Bangalore Namma Metro. 

  1. What is the minimum fare of Bangalore Namma Metro?

Ans. The minimum fare of Bangalore Namma Metro is Rs 10 and the maximum fare is Rs 43.

  1. What are the key attractions near Bangalore Namma Metro?

Ans. Mantri Square Mall, ISKCON Temple, M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Orion Mall, and Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum are the key attractions near Bangalore Namma Metro

  1. Who owns the Bangalore Namma Metro?

Ans. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd owns the Bangalore Namma Metro. 

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