Commercial operations of Hyderabad Metro Rail’s first phase will start on June 2, on the occasion of Telangana Formation Day. The state government is trying its best to get Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Metro Rail on the day.Minister for municipal administration and urban development K.T. Rama Rao said on Thursday that all the required works, including tests and trials and certifications for the Metro, would be completed by then.
The first phase includes Stage-1 from Nagole to Secunderabad railway station (about 9 km) under Corridor-III and stage-2 from Miyapur to SR Nagar (11.9 km) under Corridor-I.A total of 20 km will be opened up for commercial operations on June 2. In fact, the Nagole-Mettuguda stretch (8 km) was complete and was meant to commence operations on Ugadi 2015 but was put on hold as there would have been revenue losses.
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