Bengaluru: Normalcy Restored In Namma Metro’s Purple Line, MG Road-Indiranagar Services Resume From 1 January


The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has announced that services for the whole of Purple Line resumed from Tuesday (1 January), the Times of India reported.

The chief public relations officer of BMRCL, B L Yashwanth Chavan said, “Train services between MG Road and Indira Nagar stations have been restored today (Tuesday) from 9.35 AM. With this, the purple line will have full service from Byappanahalli to Mysuru road and vice-versa”

Services between the Indra Nagar stations and MG Road stations on the purple line were suspended owing to repair work after detecting a honeycomb concreting defect in a viaduct beam over the pier 155 at Trinity station.

As per officials of BMRCL, the repair work and procedures like restoring the track, signalling and testing systems are completed, while adding that te areas of concrete that require attention were identified and repaired.

“Other concrete areas were grouted. The effectiveness of the repair work was verified through nondestructive testing, instrumentation and trials by trains at different speeds,” the official added.