PM Modi inaugurates first phase of Hyderabad Metro
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro Rail project. The first phase of the metro rail project will have 24 stations and will run between Miyapur and Nagole. It will be 30-km-long and would be open for the public from tomorrow. The trains on this line will run from 6 am to 10 pm initially and the timings would be rescheduled to 5.30 am to 11 pm.
L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd, the concessionaire has fixed a minimum fare of Rs. 10 for a distance of up to two kilometres and the maximum fare is Rs 60 for a distance of more than 26 kms. Each train would initially have three coaches and 330 people can travel in each coach. The number of coaches can be increased to six depending on the traffic.