Soon, Take an Indian Railways Train to Kempegowda International Airport

To reach the airport, which is located more than 35 kilometres from the CBD, a majority of air passengers, at present, rely on road transport, especially taxis and personal cars.
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The Indian Railways stop at the border of Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru will be ready by the end of August.

Soon, you can take a train to board a flight in Bengaluru!

This will allow the Southwest Railway zone to shut down trains running on the Yelahanka-Bangarpet line, a Southwest Railway official told Financial Express Online.

The majority of passengers currently rely on road traffic, especially taxis and private cars to reach the airport, which is more than 35 kilometers from the business district,.

Ashok Kumar Verma, Divisional Railway Manager (Bengaluru), said in a report that construction at the station is nearing completion.

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Before the lockdown, three pairs of trains ran on this route. After the resumption of train traffic, a stoppage is planned at the stop.

The airport operator BIAL bears Rs 3 crore, the cost of the station.

In addition to passengers, the train is also said to help hundreds of employees at Kempegowda International Airport.

As part of the S-Bahn project, the Karnataka Rail Infrastructure Development companies had planned to develop a 48 km long rail network from KSR Bengaluru to Devenahalli via Yeshwantpur and Yelahanka.

In the meantime, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) plans to extend the subway line from KR Puram via Nagawara and Hebbal to Kempegowda International Airport. To this end, the company has acquired land on many routes.

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