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BENGALURU: With Namma Metro touching new highs, the demand for more six- car trains is growing. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL), a joint venture of the . The rationale for the metro includes reduced journey times, cutting fuel use, accident reduction and lower The dates of completion of Phase 1 are as follows: . Namma Metro suspended its services immediately after the incident. They will resume at 6am on Tuesday. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation.
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Internal wide gangways provide ease of passenger movement and assist in load distribution. Trains are air-conditioned throughout with designated space for disability access.
Although with many automated functions, trains are under driver control. In Februarythe BEML-led consortium was awarded the contract to supply coaches and rolling stock for the first phase of the project. Passengers are provided with a call button to communicate anything to the driver or control center during an emergency.
After Phase 2 of the metro is complete, CleanMax Solar will set up similar installations at the metro depots in Challaghatta, Whitefield, Kothanur and Hebbagodi. Following the three-year period, all six installations will be transferred to the BMRC. Alstom will provide the design, manufacture, supply, installing, testing and commissioning of the train control and signalling system and Thales will provide the design, installing, testing and commissioning of the telecommunication system for Phase 1 of the metro system.
It includes the Urbalis Automatic Train Control system which will ensure optimal safety, flexible operations and heightened passenger comfort.
They also justified the decision by saying that commuters spent "hardly five minutes" at stations, so restrooms were not required, and also that none of the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation BMTC bus stops in the city had toilets for passengers. The counters enable commuters to book an Uber taxi, and is aimed at commuters who do not have access to the internet or do not have the Uber app installed on their phone.
Pillars covered with plants are referred to as vertical gardens. Namma Metro, just four and a half months old, saw its first suicide when a year-old boy threw himself under a train at the MG Road station on Monday evening.
CCTV footage showed the boy standing on platform No. A train from Byappanahalli culminated its trip at MG Road and then began its return journey at 8. As the train entered the station, Vishnu threw himself under it. The train ran over Vishnu before grinding to a halt. Vishnu's body was stuck under the train for over half an hour, before rescue workers could extricate it.
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Rescue workers told TOI the body had been partially torn. The reason for Vishnu taking the extreme step was not known; no suicide note was found. A college ID card found in the boy's pocket revealed his identity.
His father is S V Sathyanarayana, a businessman.
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Namma Metro suspended its services immediately after the incident. They will resume at 6am on Tuesday. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation said Vishnu did not come in contact with the live third rail that provides traction for the train.
Suresh Babu, a professional photographer who was on the same platform waiting for the train, said Vishnu wore blue shorts, T-shirt and slippers.
Till the train came, he did not move but suddenly jumped as it approached. We tried to hold him back, but by then he was on the track.
He applied emergency brakes, but the train had run over him.