Hyderabad, June 14: The Hyderabad Metro trains to urban residents will be available for another six months. By December, the Metro available will run between Miyapur-Elibnagar covering distances of 29 km and Nagol-Hightek City covering a distance of 27 Km.
The Hyderabad Metro Rail Project is the World's Largest Public-Private Partnership Project (PPP) in the Metro Sector. The Metro Network will cover a total distance of around 72 Km across three corridors, transporting Hyderabad to the future.
The Metro officials earlier announced that the 11 km journey from Miyapur to Srinagar would be commenced before the municipal minister K Tarakarama Rao had taken steps to speed up another 45 km route.
In 72 km long metro rail project, three corridors have been proposed while the construction work is rapidly moving from Miyapur to high-tech routes from ElBinagar and Nagol. Almost 82% of the projects works has been completed. The two corridors have been completed in the form of pillars, while signalling and electrification are currently in progress. Metro Rail MTS NVS Reddy said, “These two corridors have been completed by connecting the bridges to the Viaduct”.
Almost 8 kilometres of the Nagol-Mettuguda road in the corridor 3 is fully prepared for travel, while the 11 km work on the Miyapur-Srinagar road in Corridor 1 has also been done and the Safety Certification has been completed. Uppal and Miyapur Depot have also been completed.
In the project, foundation works were 89%, pediatrics 85% and 75% of Vayadat works were completed. The 29-km-long Elibinagar corridor from Miyapur and the 27-km corridor from Nagol to high-tech will be completed by the end of this year and operations will be taken up. Officials said there is a delay in the technical difficulties, despite the work on the Falaknuma corridor from JBS. It will also be available as soon as possible.