Hyderabad: Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, along with Municipal Administration Minister K. Tarakarama Rao, Chief Secretary S.P. Singh, HMRL MD N.V.S.Reddy and L&T Metro Rail Chairman S.N. Subrahmanyan, took a test ride of Metro Rail from SR Nagar to Miyapur & inspected the works going on for the project which is scheduled for a launch on November 28.
He also visited the train stabling & repair arrangements, coach maintenance facilities, among others at Miyapur depot.
The SR Nagar-Miyapur stretch has been ready since last 8 months & all the specification tests have been carried out and the government clearances have been procured.
Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan was told by Metro Rail that all street-level facilities will be completed before the inauguration.
“Street-level facilities at the main station area will be completed at all 24 Metro stations (zone B) before the inauguration. The remaining works at A and C zones will be completed in a couple of months,” Mr N.V.S. Reddy said.
The Prime Minister’s Office is yet to confirm PM Narendra Modi’s availability to inaugurate the Hyderabad Metro Rail, Mr Rama Rao said.
“We are ready for the launch any day between November 28 and 30 and are awaiting the confirmation of the PM,” the minister said.