Indian Railways and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) on Tuesday inked a partnership for airport railway station (Halt).
A memorandum of understanding was signed in the presence of Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Channabasappa Angadi and Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa via video conference.
The construction of the Kempegowda International Airport Railway Station (Halt) is nearing completion and is scheduled to be operationalised shortly, a joint statement said.
Hon'ble @CMofKarnataka, Shri @BSYBJP— SouthWestern Railway (@SWRRLY) September 8, 2020
and Hon'ble Minister of State of Railways @SureshAngadi_ participated in Signing of MoU for partnership between #IndianRailways and BIAL for Airport Railway Station (Halt Station).
Apart from travelers it will also help airport employees. pic.twitter.com/Wv9G5H3YTX
BIAL is constructing the station which will be handed over to the Railways, which will operate and maintain it, the statement said.
BIAL will provide free shuttle service from this station to the Terminal and other parts of the Airport, as per the schedule of the train services, it was stated. (PTI)