PM Narendra Modi will launch the much-scheduled Hyderabad Metro Rail this week at Miyapur station. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao will travel by the metro rail from Miyapur station to Kukatpally station and as well as do a return journey. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be present at the ‘Global Entrepreneurship meeting which will be taking place at (Hyderabad International Convention Centre) after the launching ceremonial. The striving Hyderabad Metro Rail, which is advertized as the major (PPP) Public Private Partnership project in our country, will start its profit-making operations from November 29, 2017.
- The Hyderabad Metro Rail venture has been taken up at a price of Rs. 16,000 crore. The building under the venture is going on in 3 phases.
- The 32-km-long first segment of the metro rail project from Miyapur station to Nagole station, having 23 stations, would be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week.
- The Hyderabad Metro Rail project will cover approximately a distance of 73 Km across 3 corridors. Corridor one will be starting from Miyapur to LB Nagar, Corridor two will be from the JBS station to Falaknuma station and Corridor three would be from Nagole station to Shilparamam station.
- To begin with, the trains would run from 6 in the morning to 10 at night. The timings would be rearranged to 5.30 in the morning to 11 at night, completely depending on the demand and traffic.
- The process will start with 3 coaches per train and the coaches would be augmented to 6 depending on the demand and traffic. Every coach can provide accommodation to 340 passengers.
- The minimum ticket fare for a distance of up to 1.5 km has been fixed at Rupees 10 and the maximum fare can go up to Rupees 60 for a distance of 27 km.
- A feeder service method would also begin by the (TSRTC) Telangana State Road Transport Corporation.
- The metro rail passenger will be able to utilize smart cards that can be utilized for other means of transport afterward.