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Hyderabad Metro Open to the Public in July

By correspondent

As the Metro Rail’s model station in Uppal is in the final stages of completion, it is all set to be opened in July for the public to get their feedback and suggestions. There will be 66 stations along the 72 kilometeer stretch and each station will have lifts, escalators and staircases in three... »

First Metro Train to Arrive by April End

By correspondent

According to sources at L & T Metro Rail Hyderabad (L & TMRH), the first train of the Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) will arrive in the city by the end of April or early May, and after its arrival the trial runs will be done inside the Uppal depot. In the Uppal depot, about... »

Making Metro Rail Easy for the Physically Challenged

By correspondent

Hyderabad Metro rail project is getting designed keeping in view the needs of the physically challenged. Ramps are being built at metro stations for facilitating wheelchair movements to the lifts and back. The height level of fare gates, buttons in the lift, ticket vending machines, etc. are getting designed to enable easy access for... »

First Metro Train will be Arriving in May 2014

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The first Hyderabad Metro Rail is getting imported from Korea in the third week of May 2014. The first service, Nagole-Mettuguda is going to be operational after extensive trails on 21 March, 2015. Some important points on Up-coming Hyderabad Metro trains The trains can run at a speed of 80 kmph, but an average... »

Hyderabad Metro Rail Project – Facts to Keep You Informed

By correspondent

The construction works of Hyderabad Metro Rail is in full swing. It is the world’s biggest Metro Rail project in public private partnership (PPP) mode. The project is been taken up by Larsen & Turbo (L&T) and the project is estimated to cost around 14,132 crores. The length of the Metro rail is 72... »

Metro Rail to Link Secretariat and State Offices

By HIOC Team

Two Metro rail stations are coming up at Khairatabad and Lakdikapul. This will facilitate for visitors to reach Secretariat and other government offices in the area easily. A sky-walk is to be built from Khairatabad station over the railway tracks to the area close to Imax theatre. Buses are to be operated from Khairatabad... »

Hyderabad Metro Rail: One to Carry 60,000 Passengers

By HIOC Team

Hyderabad Metro Rail is set to be a ‘high density’ project reckoned in terms of number passengers per hour. It is expected to carry 60,000 Passengers Per Hour in Peak Direction (PPHPD). Sources say the capacity to carry more number of peoples has to be made decided prior to ‘via duct and piers’ construction.... »

Metro Rail Not to be Via Secunderabad Railway Station

By HIOC Team

The metro rail viaduct is to bypass the Secunderabad railway station’s skyline. It is also to be built much higher than as originally planned when crossing the railway tracks. Metro line crossing corridors will have railway track crossings. Four of these are near the railway station-Alugaddabhavi, Chilkalguda, Oliphant Bridge and Bhoiguda. The other railway... »

Construction Schedule for Hyderabad Metro Rail Project Announced

By HIOC Team

The Hyderabad metro rail authorities have announced the construction schedule for various metro rail corridors, in which the whole project of 71.16 km has been divided in to six stages. The construction schedule is as follows: Corridor I Stage 2 Stage 5 Miyapur – LB Nagar (28.87 km, 27 stations) Miyapur to S.R.Nagar S.R.Nagar... »

Work on Three More Piers in Metro Rail Starts

By HIOC Team

As shuttering arrangement for the first pillar of (pier) Hyderabad Metro Rail goes on Nagole -Mettuguda section, three more piers are going to be started between Nagole and Uppal. Along with this, construction of train maintenance, repair workshops, and stabling yards are to start at Uppal Depot. To cover time lags in the project,... »

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