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Metro from Hi-Tec City to Raidurg flagged off

Metro from Hi-Tec City to Raidurg flagged off
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The 1.5 km stretch of Metro Rail from Hi-Tec City to Raidurg was inaugurated on Friday. Minister for Municipal Administration K T Rama Rao and Minister for Transport Puvvada Ajay Kumar flagged off the Metro Rail services.

Hyderabad: The 1.5 km stretch of Metro Rail from Hi-Tec City to Raidurg was inaugurated on Friday. Minister for Municipal Administration K T Rama Rao and Minister for Transport Puvvada Ajay Kumar flagged off the Metro Rail services.

K T Rama Rao said, "the Metro on a regular basis carries about four lakh commuters per day. This 1.5 km stretch will add another 40,000 passengers initially and help provide seamless travel to many IT and ITES establishments in this part of the city." He directed HMRL officials to complete the footpaths and other facilities at Raidurg metro station in the next two weeks.

NVS Reddy, MD of HMRL, said that the Metro trains were running 780 trips daily, covering 18,000 km and that it served 12.5 crore passengers in the last two years.

L&T Group MD S N Subramanian, Serilingampally MLA Arekapudi Gandhi, MAUD Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, senior officials of HMRL and L&T and others attended the function.

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