Namma Metro s 6 km Yelachenahalli to Silk Institute stretch flagged-off

Bengaluru, Jan 14 (PTI) Union Minister of State for
Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri and Karnataka
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa inaugurated the six-km long
southern extension line under Phase-2 of 'Namma Metro' from
Yelachenahalli to Silk Institute Metro stations by flagging
off the train on Thursday.
Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated it through video
     The extension has five new stations beyond
Yelachenahalli Metro Station on the currently operational line
---Konanakunte Cross, Doddakallasandra, Vajarahalli,
Thalaghattapura and Silk Institute.
     The extension is six km long elevated metro at the
southern end of the currently operational 24.2 km long green
(north-south) line.
     With this extension, the N-S corridor will become
30.2 km long.
     All five stations of this extension line are going
to have roof top solar power with total 1.2 MW capacity.
     The installation of the solar power plants is
targeted for completion by March 2021, an official statement
said.PTI RS BN

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