Hyderabad Metro Update: CMRS approves Ameerpet-Hitech city route

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Hyderabad: The HMRL (Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited) on Friday got clearance from the CMRS (Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety) to run the metro on the 10-kilometer stretch between Ameerpet and Hitech city. 

More Information:

  • The HMRL authorities had already started the trial runs in November 2018 and clearance was only given after detailed inspection and tests by the CMRS.
  • The inaugural date is yet to be announced to commence passenger operations.
  • The metro will run through 8 stations:
    • Madhura Nagar
    • Yousufguda
    • Jubilee Hills Check-post
    • Peddamma temple
    • Madhapur
    • Durgam Cheruvu
    • Hitech City
  • The services will run on independent single lines from Ameerpet to the Jubilee Hills Check Post station and then switch lines towards Hitech City station, and vice-versa, using a mix of conventional railway signaling and CBTC (Communication Based Train Control), an official said.
  • As of now, as many as 1.75 lakh passengers have been traveling on a daily basis on the corridors from Miyapur to LB Nagar and Nagole to Ameerpet, the official said.
  • Once services on the Ameerpet-Hitech City route commence, the footsteps would increase by  30,000 initially and eventually, 50,000.
  • The inaugural date will be announced soon after their discussion with the state government, HMRL Managing Director N.V.S. Reddy said.
  • Commencement of metro on the Ameerpet-Hitech route would be a major relief to commuters who have been suffering hours-long traffic jams on a regular basis, Reddy said.

Rail Analysis Insights: After receiving approval from CMRS, the inaugural date will be announced soon after discussion between HMRL and the state government, to commence passenger operations on Ameerpet-Hitech City route .

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Some Past Related Updates which might interest you :

02 Mar, 2019: Hyderabad metro : 10 km Ameerpet-Hitec City stretch to be ready soon for operations

18 Feb, 2019: Hyderabad Metro Update: Metro rail stretch between Ameerpet and Hi-Tec City likely to be operational soon

14 Feb, 2019: CEIG inspects Hyderabad Metro rolling stock at Uppal depot


 

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