24-11-2017 02:30 AM | Lathika Saju | My Indian Dream
One of the biggest metro rail projects is in Hyderabad
Hyderabad will soon join the list of selected Indian cities that have a metro railway system. In fact, the entire metro rail project stretches for 72 km in three corridors making it one of the biggest metro rail projects in Hyderabad.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the Hyderabad Metro on November 28. It has got all the requires safety approvals.
Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) sources said Modi will unveil a pylon at Miyapur metro rail station, to mark the inauguration of the first phase of the project covering a distance of 30 km in two corridors.
The Prime Minister will also be given a presentation of digital images of the evolution of the railway system in Hyderabad from the days of the Nizam State Railways to the elevated Metro Rail project. Then, he is expected to travel in the metro train for a distance of 13 km. Two hours after the formal inauguration, the project will be thrown open to the public.
The metro project which commenced on April 2012 and cost over Rs 18,500 crore is executed by Larsen and Toubro.
Modi will be in the city to inaugurate the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit being organized by the US government in collaboration with Niti Ayog. It will also be attended by Ivanka Trump.
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