The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project is expected to be operational in November on the 30-km-long stretch out of the 72-km elevated project here.
The project, which started in July 2012, was initially scheduled to be completed by June this year (in all three corridors), but delays like land acquisition and other issues resulted in the project overshooting the deadline.
Last week in the board meeting of HMR, its Managing Director NVS Reddy explained the fast paced progress of the Metro rail works on the 30-km stretch, from Miyapur-Ameerpet (13 km) of corridor-I and Ameerpet-Nagole (17 km) of corridor-III, which are proposed for opening in the last week of November this year.
Reddy, who is personally monitoring the progress of all the works, assured the board that the works on these two stretches will be completed by October 15 and the trial run of trains will commence thereafter.
He said the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) could then be invited for safety certification of the Metro rail system between Miyapur-Ameerpet and Ameerpet-Nagole in the first week of November.
"After inspection (of the two stretches), the CMRS nod should not take much time," an official of the HMR told
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