ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA (Metro Rail News): Telangana Government made a public proclamation to bring Light Rail Transit System (LRTS). The New LRTS will run from Kukatpally Housing Board to the Kokapet Route. Moreover, the LRTS will also help in smoothening the connectivity between Hitech city and Financial District.
The proposal was put forward for the Elevated Bus Rapid Transit System (EBRTS) as a connecting link between KPHB to Financial District. But LRTS became the most suitable option per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
The Hyderabad Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (HUMTA), in coordination with the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) and Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL), is preparing a project report on the onboard project of LRTS. Still, the final report is assumed to be finalized by the end of the month. Meetings are held on the draft report by Arvind Kumar, Special Chief Secretary, MAUD. Road accidents, pollution, usage of private vehicles are expected to decrease with the project’s coming.