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Hyderabad Metro rail to begin services from November! Check out 10 cool facts and images

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Tue September 19 2017, 2:09 pm
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    After Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, Telangana's Hyderabad is all set to get the metro service. Expected to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi, the first phase of Hyderabad Metro will open for the public from November-end 2017. The 30-km long stretch of Hyderabad Metro is expected to ease congestion on roads and provide passengers an affordable and comfortable mode of public transport. The Hyderabad Metro rail project will consist of three corridors covering a total distance of 72 kms. We take a look at some key facts about the Hyderabad Metro project:

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    In the first phase, two stretches - the 13-km long one between Miyapur and Ameerpet and the 17-km long one between Ameerpet and Nagole will be thrown open. (Image by Hyderabad Metro)

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    While the stretch from Miyapur to Ameerpet is part of the planned Corridor I, the Ameerpet to Nagole stretch comes under Corridor III. (Image by L&T Metro Rail)

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    Ameerpet will serve as the interchange station between the two corridors. According to the government, the trials runs for these two stretches have been successfully completed. (Image by L&T Metro Rail)

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    Built by L&T and Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited, the project is said to be the country's biggest Public-Private Partnership (PPP). Reports suggest that the project was expected to be a Rs 14132 crore one without taking into account cost escalations. (Image by L&T Metro Rail)

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    The Hyderabad Metro network will be elevated with stations located at an approximate distance of 1 kilometre from each other. A frequency of 3 to 5 minutes for the metro trains has been planned. (Image by Hyderabad Metro)

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    The trains will be able to attain a maximum speed of 80 kmph. An average speed of 34 kmph is planned for the network. (Image by L&T Metro Rail)

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    Like the metro coaches that ply in various cities, these too will be air-conditioned with automatic door opening and closing mechanism. The Hyderabad Metro rail system is expected to carry about 17 lakh passengers per day by 2017 and 22 lakh by 2024. (Image by Hyderabad Metro)

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    Smart card-based automatic ticketing and gate systems will be used. Also, basic facilities such as lifts, toilets, parking spaces telephones and disabled-friendly operations will be provided. According to Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited, all stations will eventually have feeder bus services. (Image by Hyderabad Metro)

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    HMRL has said that the approximate travel time from Miyapur - LB Nagar stations (Corridor I) will be 45 minutes as against 1 hour 46 minutes by bus. For Corridor II (Jubilee Bus Station-Falaknuma), the travel time will come down drastically from 1 hour 10 minutes by bus to 22 minutes by metro. The total commuting time for Corridor III (Nagole-Shilparmam) will be 39 minutes as against 1 hour 26 minutes by bus. (Image by Hyderabad Metro)

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    PTI recently reported that the Hyderabad Metro network will have pillars with GPS-linked unique numbering. According to the report, the move is aimed at enhancing commuter convenience. "This will help people easily identify locations," the report said. (Image by Hyderabad Metro)

  1. Taher Khan
    Sep 20, 2017 at 3:33 pm
    Hi y any other minister will b inaugurating our city metro yule cant cm itself or our state governer or homeminister not........ its glad feeling to inaygrated by our TELANGANA ministers. if don't want to inaugurating by ministers so call any other personality from sports or public servent like pv sindhu or saina nehal or shri Ak khan or police commisioner
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      SURESHA.G
      Sep 19, 2017 at 2:20 pm
      I need job sir
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      1. Ravi Bopparaju
        Sep 20, 2017 at 11:20 am
        Your skill set ?
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