Hyderabad Metro’s JBS-MGBS route gets Safety certificate

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Hyderabad: The safety certificate has been issued for the 11 km stretch between Jubilee Bus Station (JBS) and Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (MGBS) on corridor-2 of the Hyderabad Metro Rail project. Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) Managing Director N V S Reddy said the government will decide the date of the inauguration of the route soon.

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  • The certificate was issued by Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) Janak Kumar Garg.
  • The CMRS inspected the corridor along with Reddy, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited Managing Director K V B Reddy and other senior officials over the last 3 days.
  • An official release said, it has cleared the way for the introduction of passenger services on the last corridor of Hyderabad metro rail project phase-I.
  • The corridor has 9 stations, it added.
  • It would take 16 minutes to cover the stretch between JBS to MGBS on the metro as against 45 minutes by road, HMRL officials had said.
  • The trial runs on the route had commenced on November 25 last year.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the 30 km stretch (between Miyapur and Nagole) out of the 72 km long elevated Hyderabad Metro Rail project, in November 2017.
  • Subsequently in September 2018, another 16-km stretch of Hyderabad Metro between Ameerpet to LB Nagar was commissioned.
  • In March 2019, a 10-km stretch of Hyderabad Metro Rail between Ameerpet and Hi-Tec City was inaugurated.
  • In November 2019, another 1.5 km stretch of Metro Rail Corridor-III between Hitec City station and Raidurg was inaugurated.

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