According to a highly placed source, BMRCL was presently in a process of taking a private party for the Public Private Partnership project from five bidders. The bidders had already qualified at the Request For Qualification (RFQ) stage.
sources also said that the fare system will be different from the metro train. The 35 km high speed link is estimated to cost about Rs. 5,800 crore. The distance is expected to be covered within 30 minutes with stations at Cubbon Road, Hebbal and Yelahanka as the Metro link will take about 50 minutes to cover the same distance.