πŸš‡ Progress of Challaghatta metro station

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Metro work in Challaghatta will finish soon with the station set to open in August.

Story so far: The construction work for the Challaghatta Metro Station is almost complete. It is set to open in August and become operative by end of this year. It was a belated addition to the Purple Line and will be the smallest station. 

  • The total cost of construction was β‚Ή33 crores.

Key details: Challaghatta station will be 1.5km from Kengeri Station, the present terminal of the Purple Line. Compared to other stations, Challaghatta Station does not have a concourse.

  • Students of RR Medical College, Dental College, a nearby Ayurveda Hospital and more will benefit the most from this station. 

What now: Contract for Challaghatta depot has been granted. The Letter of Agreement is expected to be handed over next month. It will take around 2.5 years for the depot’s construction.

Problems: Due to its remote location, the station is facing a frequent steel and iron rod theft problem. Till now, no police case has been filed.

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