Hyderabad Metro first phase inaugurated
Prime Minister Narendramodi on Tuesday inaugurated the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro Rail project. The 30-km-long first phase of the metro rail project between Miyapur and Nagole will have 24 stations. It would be open for the public from Wednesday. 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. The concessionaire, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd, 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.