Hyderabad Metro Goes Live! 1 lakh People Traveled On The First Day.
The Hyderabad metro started for the public Yesterday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the inaugural ride with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. (Hyderabad Metro)
The Hyderabad Metro Rail service started from 29th Of NOVEMBER.
Launched the Hyderabad Metro, a significant infrastructure project that will benefit the citizens of Hyderabad. pic.twitter.com/icgziF1SoP
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 28, 2017
The passengers reported the traveling experience to be comfortable, convenient and awesome.(Hyderabad Metro Goes Live!)
Narendra Modi along with the Telangana ministers, MLAs, MLCs and journalists took the first ride from Nagole to Mettuguda on Saturday.
Hyderabad Metro Timings!
Each train will have three coaches. The government is also planning to increase the number of coaches depending upon the traffic in the future.
The trains would run from 6 am to 10 pm initially and the timings would be rescheduled to 5.30 am to 11 pm, depending on the situation and the public requirement.
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Nearly1,00,000 people traveled on the metro on the first day.And their reactions and feedback were proved to be very helpful for streamlining the process.
Managing director of Hyderabad Metro Rail, N.V.S. Reddy, said,
“We have had an overwhelming response. People of the city have come out in huge numbers and we will touch 1,00,000 passengers by Wednesday night.”
The minimum ticket fare is Rs.10 and Maximum is Rs.60.
Commuters have an option to opt for Metro Smart cards priced at RS.200, including a deposit of Rs.100.
A woman software professional said,
“It is amazing. This will help us in avoiding the traffic snarls and in saving travel time. It is very a convenient mode of transport and a comfortable ride.”
A city-based businessman said it normally took him 45 minutes to travel between Miyapur and Ameerpet by other modes of transport, but now with metro, he reached his destination in barely 20 minutes. “It’s an awesome experience,” he said.
“Every project has its own share of challenges and Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited has had its fair share, but despite all those we have built a world-class, consumer-friendly metro service that will be a benchmark for other metro rails in the country,” L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Shivanand Nimbargi said.
See the Fare Chart:
Here is the Hyderabad Metro Route: