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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Railways RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.1228 TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.03.2012 Introduction of Local Train System in Bengaluru
1228. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:-
a) Whether Railways have received any proposal to improve connectivity in Bengaluru through introduction of a local train system within city limits;
b) If so, the details thereof; and
c) The action taken/proposed to be taken by Railways on the proposal?
ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI BHARATSINH SOLANKI)
(a) to (c). No, Sir. No such proposal has been received by Railways. However, State Government has engaged RITES for analyzing comprehensive requirement of commuter transport system in Bengaluru area. This has been done in view of recent development of commissioning of the Bengaluru Metro and changes in demographic conditions in Bengaluru.