- With its 16 km operation on Ameerpet to LB Nagar route, Hyderabad Metro stretches to 46 km, the second largest in the country, next to Delhi.The initial frequency of one train every five minutes will be increased to 2 minutes gradually.
- The metro train at an average speed of 32 kmph initially would cover the 29km distance in 52 minutes against two hours by road. Currently, there are 24 stations in the operational 30 km line from Miyapur to Nagole.
- Hyderabad metro's 10 km Ameerpet-Hi-Tech city line will be open from December (this year) and the services between Jubilee Bus Station and MGBS (10 km) will be launched mid-2019.
- Skywalks are being built connecting stations directly to commercial complexes, stadiums and offices and steps are being taken up in making Hyderabad Metro Rail disabled-friendly. Towards last mile connectivity, cab services and electric vehicles for daily metro commuters have also been launched.
- L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) has already installed CCTVs at all stations and in trains with 360 degree coverage, baggage scanners, door frame metal detectors and hand-held metal detectors.
(With Inputs From PTI)
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