Hyderabad Metro Rail Sets A Record on Day-1

Hyderabad Metro

Hyderabad Metro

Commercial operations of the Hyderabad Metro, reportedly the world's largest PPP project, started yesterday. Officials expect One Lakh Commuters on the first day while it could scale upto Three Lakh per day in near future.

Hyderabad Metro on Day One Welcome's Thousands of people thronged the Miyapur Metro Station to travel in Hyderabad Metro.

The initial phase of the metro service covers a distance of almost 30km and was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the presence of Telangana Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.

The HMRL managing director added that 80 per cent passengers travelled for their work objective. "For 20 per cent passengers it was a joy-ride", said Reddy.

The metro train services are operational from 6 am to 10 pm.

In a series of tweets Telangana Municipal Administration and Urban Minister KT Rama Rao wrote, "Delighted that Hyderabadis have welcomed Hyderabad Metro in a big way".

"I am told while day 1 of Hyd Metro broke all records, on day 2 also we are noticing a surge". Appeal to fellow Hyderabadis to be considerable to kids, elderly & other passengers. "It's our metro, our pride".

The 30 km-long first phase of the project between Miyapur and Nagole has 24 stations.

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