HYDERABAD (Metro Rail News): The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) has introduced shuttle buses from Durgam Cheruvu station for the commuters to improving the last mile connectivity for the passengers.
The buses are being run to Gachibowli and financial district. In the Beginning, the HMR is running the bus services at free of cost. The buses will be available every 15 minutes.
These shuttle bus services will be operated from 8 am to 12 noon and from 4 pm to 9 pm on weekdays. Moreover, 12 IT companies have come forward to provide transport to their employees for metro stations from Hitec City and Durgam Cheruvu.
The shuttle bus services come to a great relief to the employees who can now travel directly to the office from the station without having to hail shared autos or other transport.
The Hyderabad Metro is planning to launch more such services to increase the metro ridership. On the other hand, the metro witnessed 2.60 lakh patronage on Wednesday in connection with IPL cricket match at Uppal stadium.