Hyderabad Metro achieves 2.30 lakh daily passengers mark

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Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail is crossing the 2.30 lakh daily passenger travel mark. On Wednesday, about 2.60 lakh passengers travelled through Hyderabad Metro, according to a report. 21,000 more passengers are travelling for the IPL match at Uppal stadium, it said.

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  • Currently, about 4,000 more passengers are clambering daily onto the metro trains, reported The Hindu.
  • L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad has also begun running free shuttle services from Durgam Cheruvu station, Gachibowli and environs with 15 minutes frequency.
  • Initially, the L&TMRH shuttle service will be free, according to Managing Director N.V.S. Reddy
  • Reddy pointed out that about 12 IT firms have been running shuttle services from HiTech City and Durgam Cheruvu stations.
  • The company is taking several measures to improve the last mile connectivity for the commuters, said a top HMRL official.
  • After the launch of services on the Ameerpet-Hitech City route, 56 kms of stretch are operational, making Hyderabad Metro the 2nd largest Metro in the country after Delhi Metro.

Hyderabad Metro targets to carry 10 lakh passengers every day in coming years

Date: 19 Apr, 2019

The Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) is aiming for carrying 10 lakh passengers every day in the coming years. Currently, the Hyderabad Metro is transporting around 2.3 lakh passengers every day through its metro rail network in the city.

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  • The company is taking several measures to improve the last mile connectivity for the commuters, said a top HMRL official.
  • “We are aiming to make Hyderabad a green city with our metro rail project. From easing commute to saving energy, we are going to make a major impact on the city. We are regenerating 39% of energy through our innovative brake system, which allows us to give the feed, back to the grid. We are aiming for transit oriented development,” said HMRL MD NVS Reddy at the Hysea’s annual infrastructure summit on Thursday.
  • “We have created skywalks at MGBS and Punjagutta stations and are in the process of creating one in Nampally soon. We have also created service lanes, which are segregated from the main road. We have also connected eight MMTS stations,” he informed.
  • “In the last 18 months, we have transported 52 million passengers, reduced 30,000 tonne of carbon emissions, and saved 1.30 crore litres of fuel, 20 million unit kwh and 20 million litres of water through rainwater harvesting.”
  • The HMRL is working on the airport connectivity that will ensure 20 minute commute from the IT belt.
  • The project will take 3 years for completion once the works begin.
  • Around 40 IT companies have begun shuttle services connecting the IT corridor.
  • L&T has also rolled out free feeder bus services connecting Durgam Cheruvu, Gachibowli, HITEC City and the Financial District.
  • After the launch of services on the Ameerpet-Hitech City route, 56 kms of stretch are operational, making Hyderabad Metro the 2nd largest Metro in the country after Delhi Metro.

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Some Past Related Updates which might interest you :

10 Apr, 2019: Hyderabad Metro Update: Works on JBS-MGBS Metro route to be completed by September

08 Apr, 2019: Hyderabad Metro Update : Additional Stretch expected to start by September this year

05 Apr, 2019: Finnish firm to establish more E-vehicle charging points at Hyderabad Metro stations

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