Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase – I is likely to be complete by March 2015. This was informed by the Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah while delivering his Budget speech for 2014-15. The Phase-I network of Bangalore Metro consists of two corridors viz. East-West and North-South covering a distance of 42.3 km. “The line from Peenya to Sampige Road has been completed and will be opened for public use,” Siddaramaiah announced in his budget speech. The total cost of the first phase is estimated to be Rs. 11,609 crore.
Work relating to 2nd Phase of Metro comprising 61 Stations covering the distance of 72.10 km is planned to be completed at the cost of Rs.26,405 crore. According to Siddaramaiah, approval of the Central Government has been received. The project is likely to be completed by December 2014.