Narendra Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail tomorrow!
The much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow, and start commercial operations from November 29, 2017
Finally, Hyderabad people will too enjoy the metro services. The 30-km-long first phase of the metro rail project between Miyapur and Nagole, having 24 stations, would be launched by the Prime Minister at 2:15 pm tomorrow at Miyapur station.
PM Modi along with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will travel by the metro from Miyapur to Kukatpally, and back respectively.
Timing schedule and fairs details
According to Telangana’s Information Technology Minister, KT Rama Rao trains would run from 6 am to 10 pm initially and the timings would be rescheduled to 5:30 am to 11 pm, depending on the traffic and demand. He claimed that the Hyderabad Metro rail is the most innovative and largest such project in the world in public private partnership (PPP) mode.
The concessionaire, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd, has fixed a minimum fare of Rs 10 for a distance of up to two kilometres and the maximum fare is Rs 60 for a distance of more than 26 kms. Each train would initially have three coaches and 330 people can travel in each coach. The number of coaches can be increased to six depending on the traffic, Rao added.
Smart card and its details
A smart card was launched on Saturday for metro rail passengers. The card would be used for multiple modes of transport in future, Rao said.
A mobile app (named ‘T Savari’) would also be launched for the benefit of passengers. Under the project, sky-walks will be also be built connecting the stations directly to commercial complexes, stadiums and offices, he said.
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