Alekya Ettaboina September 28, 2015

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited may take one more year to start the operating from Nagole, pending work between Mettugudda and Secunderabad will take another year.

Metro Rail between Mettugudda and Secunderabad will be started in one more year, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited will finish the works soon to start the operation. HMR managing director N.V.S Reddy confirmed that, the work around three roads under bridges (RUB) in Secunderabad is time-consuming.

As per officials the seven stations between Nagole and Mettugudda are ready to use but the operations cannot start until the Commissioner of Metro Safety certifiers HMR. This could more four to five months of time.

Hyderabad Metro Rail has been running trails between Nagole and Mettugudda for more than one year now and is also taking care for plantation drive at the station as a part of the State governments’ Haritha Haram programme.

As per HMR officials, the work on the 11 km stretch between Miyapur and S.R Nagar is expected to be completed by the end of this year and the trials could commence on this stretch early next year.

HMR also planning to develop facilities for commuters in the locality of Uppal Metro Station, Mr Reddy said that “To connect people in the vicinity of metro stations, we are in discussion with two organisations to run feeder buses to and from the station”.

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