Hyderabad: The long awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) is to be inaugurated on November 28 bringing into use one of the most advanced public transport system in the country.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the urban elevated mass rapid transit system that was taken up at a cost of Rs 15,000 crore in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode for the first time in the country.
Prime Minister Modi has already agreed to inaugurate the Global Entrepreneurship Summit slated to be held in Hyderabad from November 28 to 31.
In a letter sent to the PM, the Chief Minister said: “As you have also kindly agreed to inaugurate the Global Entrepreneurship Summit being held in Hyderabad during November 28-31, Hyderabad Metro Rail inauguration can also be scheduled during the same visit”,
The Phase – 1 of the Hyderabad Metro Rail to be inaugurated will be on the 28-kilometre stretch between Nagole and Miyapur. The road stretch is one of the most congested arterial roads of the burgeoning Hyderabad city.
The HMR project will have two other corridors – JBS to Falaknuma and Nagole to Shilparamam.
The HMR project being constructed by the L&T is being taken up on a 72-kilometre stretch on three corridors. The Miyapur to Ameerpet stretch of 13 km and Ameerpet to Nagole stretch of nearly 16 km is completed and safety permissions were also issued.