Finally, Bengaluru gets its own sub-urban train

Finally, Bengaluru gets its own sub-urban train

After several protests by activists, I T capital Bengaluru finally gets the first sub-urban train that connects the I T corridors. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu signed the Memorandum of Understanding to introduce more sub-urban trains across the city.

Currently, two mainline electric multiple unit, train that operates in semi-urban and rural areas have been introduced that connects Whitefield. This train would help those commuting to any place along the East-West Corridor. As opposed to two to two-and-a-half hours of travel by road, it will take only 45 minutes to reach Whitefield bringing down the traffic by almost 60 per cent.

Source : Mbnow

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