Metro Rail Frequency and Speed to be Increased from Saturday

Hyderabad, April.20 : L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited today announced increase in frequency and speed of Hyderabad metro Rail services with effect from tomorrow, April 21.

L & T Metro Rail has said the frequency and speed of Hyderabad Metro Rail services will be increased from 06 hrs tomorrow. After checking the functioning of Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system, the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) Ram Kripal has issued authorization certificate to adopt CBTC system. This enables them to run trains with increased frequency and speed on Nagole to Ameerpet section of Blue line.

During peak hours (08:00 hours to 11:00 hours) and (17:00 hours to 20:00 hours) trains will run with a frequency of every 7 minutes. During non-peak hours trains will run with a frequency of every 8 minutes on both Red (Miyapur to Ameerpet) and Blue (Nagole to Ameerpet) lines.

The Red and Blue line trains at Ameerpet Metro station will be synchronized to enable smooth and efficient passenger transfer.

With the increased frequency and speed the time between Nagole to Secunderabad will be 16 Minutes; Nagole to Ameerpet – 32 Minutes; and Nagole to Miyapur – 55 Minutes.

NVS Reddy, MD, HMRL, stated “This augurs well for Metro Rail commuters and the frequency will be further increased as per demand in future.”

KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, LTMRHL stated “We are committed to provide best in class metro rail services to the citizens of Hyderabad and this is a step in that direction. I thank team LTMRHL and its partners, who have worked incessantly to make this happen.”

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