Hyderabad Metro | Bikes on rent for Hyderabad Metro Commuters at Miyapur station

Hyderabad Metro and Wickedride.com, a private company launched bikes rental scheme, which has greatly facilitated commuters with affordable price for everyone.

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Hyderabad Metro bikes on rent at Miyapur Station
Hyderabad Metro bikes on rent at Miyapur Station

Hyderabad: There is very good news for Hyderabad Metro commuters now they can ride a bike on rent from Miyapur Metro Station. At Miyapur station with 20 bikes, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited and Wickedride.com, a private company launched the bike rental scheme. With very affordable price commuters have to pay just Rs 4 per km as charges for riding the bike and there are no waiting charges. Users need not to be worry about fuel as the company provides the fuel and the fares will be calculated as per the Odometer reading on the bikes. These vehicles will provides both gears and gear-less facility for the convenience of people. The main focus is to reach to the last mile connectivity to Metro passengers. HMRL Managing Director NVS Reddy said that soon after alighting at Miyapur, a passenger can ride a bike to office or home and get back the vehicle.

At starting, it was being launched at Miyapur station and the company has also plans to extend the services at other stations on the Ameerpet route. He also said that there are also planning to launch electric bicycles for cycling enthusiasts is going on.

Wickedride.com vice-president Shamanth H said that the service was operational in Bengaluru with about 3,800 bikes at 30 Metro Stations. “The response has been phenomenal and we expect Hyderabadis will also ride the bikes on rent.” Users have to register their names either online or offline and if there is any problem, they can contact the call centre.

There were plans to launch electric vehicles for last mile connectivity. A few companies have evinced interest and after the Telangana government introduces the Electric Vehicles Policy, things would be taken forward, Mr Reddy said.

 

He said that the instructions have also been issued to the TSRTC to increase the number of buses, at currently the 56 buses being operated on different routes.

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