Hyderabad: Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao on Monday informed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to launch the Hyderabad Metro Rail on November 28.
The final confirmation is awaited from the Prime Minister’s Office. However, with the Prime Minister’s confirmed visit to the city on November 28 for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the Metro Rail could also be inaugurated on the same day.
Previously, KTR said that feeder services connecting residential colonies to the Metro Rail stations will include both electric vehicles and conventional buses that will be operated to cover a distance of three to four kilometres from the stations.
The Minister at the valedictory session of the 10th Urban Mobility Conference in Hyderabad stated that bicycles also will be available at the stations to promote cycling and encourage eco-friendly transportation mode.