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Bengaluru: Metro service suspended between Indiranagar & MG Road due to fallen tree branch on viaduct

A tree branch fell on the metro tracks between MG Road and Trinity Station at 7:26 PM due to heavy rainfall, causing major disruptions. BMRCL is running short loop services between Indiranagar-Whitefield and MG Road-Challaghatta. Efforts are ongoing to clear the branch and restore normal operations. Commuters should stay updated via official channels.

Bengaluru: Metro trains suspended between Indiranagar & MG Road due to fallen tree branch on viaduct vkp
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First Published Jun 2, 2024, 8:05 PM IST

Heavy rains have caused chaos to normal life in Bengaluru and disrupted Bengaluru metro services. A tree branch fell on the metro tracks between MG Road and Trinity Station, causing significant troubles in train services. The incident occurred due to heavy rainfall at 7:26 PM.

Following the incident, tBMRCL issued an alert saying, "There is no train service between MG Road and Indiranagar". Currently, trains are operating in short loops between Indiranagar and Whitefield, and MG Road to Challaghatta. The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is working hard to clear the branch and resume normal operations.

In an official statement, Srivas Rajagopalan, Executive Assistant to the Public Relations department of BMRCL, addressed the issue:

"Due to heavy rains at 7:26 PM, branches have fallen on the viaduct track between MG Road and Trinity. Consequently, there is no train service between MG Road and Indiranagar. Currently, short loop services are running between Indiranagar and Whitefield, and Challaghatta to MG Road. We regret the inconvenience caused and seek public cooperation."

BMRCL has apologized for the inconvenience and is asking for public cooperation as they work to clear the tracks. 

Read this update - Bengaluru: BMRCL clears fallen tree branch on track near Trinity metro station, Purple line resumes operation

Efforts are ongoing to remove the fallen branch and restore normal metro services. Commuters are advised to stay updated through official BMRCL channels and plan their travel accordingly.

Due to a tree branch falling on the metro tracks just after Trinity Station towards MG road . Trains are operating only between Indranagar to Whitefield and MG road to Challaghatta , from 7.26 PM . Efforts are on to clear the branch and resume normal operations FKI

— ನಮ್ಮ ಮೆಟ್ರೋ (@OfficialBMRCL) June 2, 2024
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