GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Railways
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3066
ANSWERED ON FEBRUARY 21, 2014
Proposal from Government of Karnataka
3066. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state;
(a) whether Railways have received any proposal from Government of Karnataka for formation of Bangalore Suburban Rail Corporation for commencing Local/Suburban Trains from Bangalore to Tumkur, Chikballapur, Ramnagaram, Bangarpet, Dodballapur, Nelamangala and Anekal; and
(b) if so, the details thereof and the action taken by Government on this proposal?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI KOTLA JAYA SURYA PRAKASH REDDY)
(a) & (b): Yes, Sir. A proposal has been received in Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) from Government of Karnataka (GoK) regarding sanction of Commuter Rail services in Bangalore to connect nearby towns. The proposal is in initial stage of examination.