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EIB to finance Bangalore Metro

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on January 08, 2018


India has signed a €300-million finance contract with the European Investment Bank for funding the Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II Line R6. “The first tranche of €300 million was signed today,” said a Finance Ministry release, adding that the implementation period for the project is five years from the date of its commencement. Phase II of the Bangalore Metro Rail projects is being jointly financed by the EIB, which will provide €500 million and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank that will give €300 million. The project envisages extension of East-West and North-South lines for Bangalore Metro Rail which includes a total length of 72.095 km and 61 stations with 12 underground stations.

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Published on October 05, 2017
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