Hyderabad Airport Metro Express Project Set to Begin in September

Groundwork for the ₹6,250 Crore Project to Commence Soon, Completion Expected in Three Years.

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HYDERABAD (Metro Rail News): In a recent pre-bid meeting, the managing director of Hyderabad Airport Metro Limited (HAML), N.V.S. Reddy, confirmed that the groundwork for the highly expected Hyderabad Airport Metro Express project is scheduled to commence in September. The project, estimated to cost ₹6,250 crores, is expected to be completed within three years.

N.V.S Reddy also revealed that the Telangana government would be the primary funding source for the project. The HMDA and GMR Hyderabad International Airport will each contribute 10% towards the project’s total cost.

The meeting, held to discuss selecting an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contractor for the project, saw the participation of technical teams from 13 renowned national and global companies.

Among the attendees were prominent firms such as L&T, Alstom, Siemens, Tata Projects, IRCON, RVNL, BEML, PANDROL Rahee Technologies, and others.

Mr. Reddy emphasized the direct involvement of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Minister for Municipal Administration K.T. Rama Rao in monitoring the project’s progress.

Furthermore, important preliminary work has already been completed, including surveys, peg marking, and alignment fixation.

Updated surveys and alignment fixation indicate that the project will comprise an elevated portion of 29.3 km and an underground section of 1.7 km, stretching from the Raidurg metro station to the airport terminal station.

The metro project will feature nine stations, including one underground metro station adjacent to the airport terminal. 

According to an official spokesperson, the technical team involved in the project includes Subodh Jain, adviser (civil engineering); D.V.S. Raju, chief electrical engineer; B. Anand Mohan, chief project manager; M. Vishnuvardhan Reddy, general manager; Y. Sayapa Reddy, SE; J.N. Gupta, deputy chief engineer (Railway); and the General Consultants team. 


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