Madhapur: New Metro stretch may be opened on Nov 29
All tests completed on the 1.5-km Hi-Tec City-Raidurg stretch
Madhapur: Hi-Tec City-Raidurg stretch of Metro Rail Corridor-3 is planned for inauguration by the Minister for MAUD & IT, KT Rama Rao, and Transport Minister for Puvvada Ajay Kumar on November 29.
HMRL managing director NVS Reddy inspected the stretch on Friday, along with HMRL Chief Electrical Engineer DVS Raju, Chief Signaling & Telecom Engineer SK Das, L&TMRHL PD MP Naidu, COO AK Saini and others.
They expressed satisfaction with the preparedness. Reddy said all the tests have been completed on the 1.5 km stretch. He said Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS), Janak Kumar Garg, will inspect the section on November 26/27. Subject to CMRS safety clearance, the inaugural is planned for November 29, the MD informed.
The opening of this important IT stretch will provide great relief to a large number of employees working in major IT/ITES and other establishments in the congested area and an initial additional ridership of about 40,000 is likely.