BIAL Partners with Railways and Namma Metro on 2 Airport Connectivity Projects

Infrastructure Today

In what appears to be a first of its kind initiative in India, the Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) has inked agreements for the construction of the Kempegowda International Airport Railway Station and ORR-Airport Metro under the public-private partnership (PPP) model.

For the first project, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was inked between the Indian Railways and Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) by way of a unique partnership with an innovative model of financing for the construction of the halt station, the Kempegowda International Airport Railway Station.

The construction of this railway station is near completion and it is scheduled to be operationalised shortly. BIAL is constructing the station and will hand over the station to Asia’s