Hyderabad Metro to conduct Survey on Metro Rail from Uppal to Yadadri

Sultan Bazar Traders protestHyderabad: As per the directions of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, the Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) will carry out a feasibility study for construction of high-speed metro rail from Uppal to the famous hill shrine of Yadagirigutta which has been renamed as Yadadri.

The HMR will carry out feasibility study, develop designs and plans and prepare detailed project report and submit the same to the state government. It is at the conceptual stage and too early to provide details about the proposal, HMR officials told Express.

The Chief Minister is keen that the project is expanded from the 72-km-long stretch, which is under construction, to 200 km in a phased manner. The second phase will make it a 155-km project.

The state government plans to expand metro rail project by another 83 km to provide connectivity to various destinations on the city’s outskirts. It has asked HMRL to prepare feasibility plans for expansion of the project in the second phase for 83 km in five stretches.

They five stretches include  Miyapur-Patancheru (13 km),  LB Nagar-Hayatnagar (7 km), Nagole-LB Nagar-Falaknuma-Shamshabad (28 km), Tarnaka-ECIL Crossroad (7 km) and Raidurg-Gachibowli-Shamshabad Airport (28 km).

The first-phase work covering 72 km in three corridors is in progress. Corridor-I is from Miyapur to LB Nagar (29 km), Corridor II is from Jubilee Bus Station to Falaknuma (15 km) and  Corridor-III is from Nagole to Shilparamam (28 km). The work on the three corridors will be completed by 2017.

Expansion Plan

  1. Miyapur-Patancheru: 13 km
  2. LB Nagar-Hayatnagar: 7 km
  3. Nagole-LB Nagar-Falaknuma-Shamshabad: 28 km
  4. Tarnaka-ECIL Crossroad: 7 km
  5. Raidurg- Gachibowli-RGia: 28 km

Sultan bazar traders stages protest against Hyderabad Metro Rail

A day after Hyderabad Metro rail(HMR) announced that it achieved a major breakthrough by reaching an agreement with the sultan bazar traders to ensure the smooth progress of the project in that corrdior, traders from sultan Bazar staged protest near HMR here today against the route of rail project in sultan bazar. Demanding re-alignment in Metro rail workrs, the traders warned that they have no option to suicide if the demamds were not fulfilled. HMR Managing Director NVS Reddy said that historical buildings will be intact if not made any changes in the existing alignment.

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