On April 29, the inaugural ceremony of the Bengaluru Metro was held in Bengaluru, which was attended by Mr. Yutaka Kikuta, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in India, and high level Indian leaders, such as H.E. Mr. Venkaiah Naidu, the Honourable Union Minister of Urban Development, and H.E. Mr. Siddaramaiah, the Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka.
Bengaluru Metro comprises of the East-West line and the South-North Line (full length - 42.3km). The section, which was opened to traffic this time, is the only underground section in Bengaluru Metro, and has connected the East-West line.
In this project, Japan has provided the ODA Loan. Japanese companies have played an important role in various fields such as consultant services, tunnel shield machine and the rolling stock propulsion system.
Remarks by Mr. Yutaka Kikuta, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in India, at the inaugural ceremony of the Bengaluru Metro
The Bengaluru Metro, being opened to traffic
Attendance of Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr. Yutaka Kikuta, at the inaugural ceremony of the Bengaluru Metro
May 2, 2016