10 BMTC buses from Sir M Visvesvaraya Rail Terminal in Byappanahalli
The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) will connect the recently opened Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal at Byappanahalli Railway Station to various parts of the city by operating 10 buses from the new railway terminal.
The buses will serve Banaswadi, Nagawara, Channasandra and other areas of Karnataka’s capital from Monday, the company said in a statement.
The announcement came after the new Byappanahalli terminal opened to the public on Monday. The 7 p.m. Banaswadi-Ernakulam Express was the first train to leave the terminal.
BMTC buses will operate 144 trips per day connecting the new terminal to Channasandra (MF-1E), Central Silk Board (MF-5), Banaswadi, Subbaiahnapalya (MF-7A), Nagawara (MF-7B) and Munnekolalu Cross (MF – 9).
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The new rail terminal has seven platforms, each 15 m wide and 600 m long.
Three trains have been moved from Banaswadi to Terminal M Visvesvaraya. Trains departing from the terminal include Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal Bengaluru-Ernakulam Tri-Weekly Express (12684/3), Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal Bengaluru-Kochuveli Bi-Weekly Humsafar Express (16320/19) and Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal Bengaluru-Patna Weekly Humsafar Express (22354/3).
The Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal Bengaluru–Kochuveli Bi-Weekly Humsafar Express (16320) will depart from the terminal at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Sundays, while the Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal Bengaluru–Patna Weekly Humsafar Express (22354) will depart on Sundays.