PM Modi to flag-off Hyderabad Metro Rail today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail on Tuesday.

The 30 km-long first phase of the metro rail project between Miyapur and Nagole, having 24 stations, would be launched by the prime minister at 2:15 pm at Miyapur station. Its commercial operations would start the day after.

During its inaugural run, Modi and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will travel by the metro from Miyapur to Kukatpally, and back.

The trains would run from 6 am to 10 pm initially and the timings would be rescheduled to 5:30 am to 11 pm, depending on the traffic and demand, Telangana’s Information Technology Minister K T Rama Rao said.