Hyderabad: Works on the JBS (Jubilee Bus Station) to MGBS (Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station) stretch of the Hyderabad Metro will finished by the end of November. The Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) officials is planning to complete all the technical works by November.
- The 10-km long stretch will consist 10 metro stations:
- Parade Grounds
- Gandhi Hospital
- RTC crossroads
- Sultan Bazar
- The civil works between the two stations have been completed.
- A senior HMRL official said, works related to telecommunication, overhead wiring, electrical and signalling are going at a brisk pace in all the 10 stations.
- While the works on roofs at stations are being done, works on viaduct were completed, he added.
- The metro stretch is a part of corridor-II of Hyderabad Metro rail project.
- This stretch will benefit the long distance commuters as it connects JBS, Secunderabad stations and MGBS.
- 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.
- Nearly 2.2 lakh passengers are travelling in the Metro services every day.
- Similarly, officials are anticipating heavy rush on the JBS-MGBS route once the services commence.
- Since the route passes through one of the densely populated corridors of the city, besides being a high traffic zone, the patronage is expected to be definitely encouraging.
Hyderabad Metro Update: Madhapur Metro Station to open for passengers Today
Date: April 13, 2019
Hyderabad: The Madhapur Metro station on the Ameerpet-Hitech City route will be opened for passengers Today, Hyderabad Metro Rail ltd (HMRL) announced. This leaves only Jubilee Hills checkpost Metro station to be opened on the stretch.
- The Jubilee Hills checkpost metro station will be open for passenger traffic after the ‘reversal’ work at Hi-Tec City in front of Cyber Towers and Trident Hotel gets completed by May-end, said HMR managing director (MD) N.V.S. Reddy.
- Initially when the 10-kilometre Ameerpet-Hitech City route was launched on March 20, 3 stations including Jubilee Hills checkpost, Peddamma Gudi and Madhapur were not opened for public.
- On March 30, the metro authorities opened the Peddamma Gudi Metro station.
- Currently, trains are being run in twin single line method between Hi-Tec City and Jubilee Hills in the city check-post and are brought to their respective “up” and “down” line directions by making use of the crossover line at the check-post.
- The frequency of trains on the route is maintained between 9 and 12 minutes, as against 6 minutes frequency on the other corridors.
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