Metro route to Hyderabad airport to have underground stretch
- Metro route to Hyderabad airport to have underground stretch about 3 km
- However, the entire metro route proposed from Mindspace to airport will be elevated
The Hyderabad Metro Rail to have underground route of about 3 km connecting the passengers to the terminal. However, the entire metro route proposed from Mindspace to airport will be elevated.
The metro works on the airport route will start in a few months after it gets permissions and clearances from the government. It is learned that the 'Airport Express Metro Corridor' will be built about 31 km towards IT corridor before passing through Nanakramguda, Narsingi, TS police academy and Shamshabad to reach the airport station.
The estimated cost of the project is Rs 5,000 crore and is waiting for the permission from government to call for financial and technical bids. However, it is yet to be known if it is run by government or constructed under the public, private, partnership (PPP) mode.