Narendra Modi inaugurates Hyderabad Metro: PM flags off 30-kilometre rail link, takes first ride

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Hyderabad Metro Rail, the largest such project in the world in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode

FP Staff November 28, 2017 22:20:26 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Hyderabad Metro Rail, the largest such project in the world in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. PIB
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Hyderabad Metro Rail, the largest such project in the world in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. PIB
After inaugurating the Metro, Modi and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao took a ride on it, travelling from Miyapur to Kukatpally. The other leaders included Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana ESL Narasimhan and Urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri. PIB
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After inaugurating the Metro, Modi and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao took a ride on it, travelling from Miyapur to Kukatpally. The other leaders included Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana ESL Narasimhan and Urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri. PIB
First stage of the metro, covering a 30-kilometre distance, will be open to the public from 29 November. Stretching from Miyapur in the city's Northwest to Nagole in the East, the metro rail's run will span 24 station. PIB
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First stage of the metro, covering a 30-kilometre distance, will be open to the public from 29 November. Stretching from Miyapur in the city's Northwest to Nagole in the East, the metro rail's run will span 24 station. PIB
The metro's launch comes as a great relief for the management team of L&T Metro Rail Hyderbad who had gone through several ups and downs caused due to political interventions, social activism, delays and cost hikes for several years. PIB
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The metro's launch comes as a great relief for the management team of L&T Metro Rail Hyderbad who had gone through several ups and downs caused due to political interventions, social activism, delays and cost hikes for several years. PIB
Commercial operations of the metro will begin from 29 November, and services will run between 6 am to 10 pm initially, after which, depending on traffic and demand, it may be extended to 5.30 am to 11 pm. PIB
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Commercial operations of the metro will begin from 29 November, and services will run between 6 am to 10 pm initially, after which, depending on traffic and demand, it may be extended to 5.30 am to 11 pm. PIB