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Metro Reach 2 flag off on Monday

metro2a6.4-kilometre Metro rail stretch between Mysuru Road and Magadi Road, Reach-2 on the elevated section of Phase I, will be inaugurated on November 16 by Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru City Development Minister K J George inspected the Mysuru Road-Magadi Road stretch on Thursday and announced that the flag-off will be held at 4 pm on November 16.
Passengers will then be allowed to commute in one or two days after the inauguration. The trains will run at 10 minutes frequency and the fares will be identical to Reach one fares.
This elevated West line is part of Reach-2 of Phase I of Metro and some of the stations covered are
Magadi Road,
Deepanjali Nagar and
(Nayandahalli) Mysuru Road.
The trial run that began at a speed of five kmph was later increased to 25 kmph and finally to 80 kmph.
The entire East-West stretch including Under Ground Sections of Vidhana Soudha and Cubbon Park until Byappanahalli on Old Madras Road will be ready and open to the Public by mid-January 2016.

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