Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) is all set to open metro services on Ameerpet-MGBS section. The trial run of the metro rail on the MGBS route from Ameerpet was successful. On this route, the electrification work on metro track along with Over Head Electric Traction System (OETS) was inspected by the Chief Electrical Inspector DVS Raju appointed by the Central Government. During the inspection, he expressed satisfaction over the success of the work.
According to Hyderabad metro rail official, Electricity will be supplied from the 132 KV / 25 receiver station, built near MGBS, Miyapur for this traction system. An incoming power supply will be supplied from TS Transco’s 220 KV / 132 KV Main Sub station of Receiving Sub-Station (RSS).
The Hyderabad Metro officials informed that Metro Rail service will be started from LB Nagar to Ameerpet line in August this year. The necessary steps have been taken by the Metro authority to complete the trial run on this route in the end of July .
The date for commencement of Metro Rail service on this route will be officially announced by the government. To open metro services between Ameerpet and Hitech City in October and between MGBS and JBS in December, the metro official are working very hard and project work are in swing so that the Metro Rail service to the citizens of Greater Hyderabad can be provided within the scheduled target.