Photos: 10 images of the brand new Hyderabad metro

Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 13:09
  • Photos: 10 images of the brand new Hyderabad metro

    The first phase of the much-awaited Hyderabad metro project was launched on Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After the unveiling ceremony, the Prime Minister travelled from Miyapur to Kukatpally in the brand new ride

     

     

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    The metro trains along Corridor 1 are scheduled to run from Miyapur in north Hyderabad to Ameerpet and from Ameerpet to Nagole

     

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  • Photos: 10 images of the brand new Hyderabad metro

    Corridor 2 will have 15 stations and has been planned to run from Jubilee Bus Station to Falaknuma. Further, the project will be extended in the future to incorporate Corridor 3, a line with 24 stations that runs from  Raidurg to Nagole 

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    The metro will initially run from 6 am to 10 pm. However, if there is popular demand in the future, the timings will be extended from 5.30 am to 11 pm

     

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    Each train will have three coaches with a holding capacity of 330 people per coach. The number of coaches will also be increased depending on the demand. 

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    To acclimatize commuters to the metro system, 546 security personnel from private security service agencies will be deployed. They will work under the guidance of three uniformed police officials who will, in turn, be present every shift

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    As part of increasing the project's connectivity, sky-walks, that connect the metro stations to offices and commercial complexes, will be constructed.

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    Currently. the minimum ticket fare has been set at Rs10 and the maximum fare at Rs 60. Commuters also have the option of purchasing a smart card for Rs 200, that includes a deposit fee of Rs 100.  In the future, commuters will be able to use the smart card for 16 other services as well

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    Officials have branded the Hyderabad metro a transit-oriented development project'. As part of the plans, a second phase is expected to be launched within a year

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was accompanied by governor ESL Narasimhan, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and municipal administration minister KT Rama Rao on his trip, also launched the T-Savari app for the benefit of smart card users

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated Phase I of the Hyderabad metro project. Here are 10 pictures of the newly-launched service.