Hyderabad Metro: Trial run to begin after October 15

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) in the 30 km stretch is proposed for opening in the last week of November. Rail works will be completed by October 15, thereafter its trial run will begin.

Managing Director HMR, NVS Reddy explained the progress of Metro Rail works in the 30 km stretch from Miyapur-Ameerpet (13 km) of corridor-I and Ameerpet-Nagole (17 km) of corridor-III in a meeting held here yesterday.

After the trial run the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) will give Safety Certification of the Metro Rail system between Miyapur-Ameerpet and Ameerpet-Nagole in November first week.

Reddy revealed that 24 Metro stations are in set up on these two stretches.

The meeting was presided over by S P Singh, Telangana Chief Secretary. He advised the MD to give special importance on creation of good toilet facilities, quality bus-bays and electrical vehicle charging facilities.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the 30-km-long first phase of Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project.