Hyderabad Metro

  • Hyderabad Metro project to have 200 skywalks Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) on Tuesday said that it will construct 200 skywalks which will be linked to various metro stations, on the lines of Bangkok model. HMR Managing Director NVS Reddy told reporters at the sidelines of an event that as many as 200 skywalks (pedestrians elevated walkspace)...
  • Hyderabad Metro to hit tracks by 2014 end November 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Metro Rail will hit the tracks by the end of 2014 and ferry about 15 lakh passengers every day, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said in Hyderabad on Sunday. Speaking after inaugurating certain works of Hyderabad Metro, he said the first trial run would...
  • Hyderabad Metro awards signalling contract to Thales November 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited has awarded the signalling and train control and communication system contracts to Thales, a global technology leader in the defence, aerospace and transportation markets. The signalling and train control contract has been given to Thales Canada and Thales India, while the communication system contract...
  • Hyderabad: Demolitions for metro from October 1 September 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will take up the demolition of properties coming under the Hyderabad Metro Rail project from the first week of October. The government directed the GHMC to speed up the pending demolition of structures after passing the award and compensations to the affected house...
  • No proposal for extension of Hyderabad Metro: Maheedhar September 19, 2012

    Hyderabad: As of now, there is no proposal from the government to extend the routes of the proposed three corridors of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project Limited (HMRL), minister for municipal administration M Maheedhar Reddy said here on Tuesday. Releasing a CD and booklet on ‘Metro Railchhene’ (folk songs in...
  • Hyderabad: Rs 1 crore for trees? Irrational, say experts September 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) authorities have repeatedly assured one and all that even though 3,000 trees had to be cut down to make way for the new service, they would do their best to compensate for the same by translocating trees to the Outer Ring Road and planting...
  • Hyderabad: Metro works displace idol-makers August 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: Ganesh Chaturthi is just a month away and there’s already talk of pollution, clay idols and what not. But what do the artisans themselves think? A quick check has revealed two facts. One, this time, there could be some sort of shortage of idols compared to the last few...
  • Hyderabad Metro rail works uproot BSNL cables August 3, 2012

    Hyderabad: Are you a BSNL user having network disruptions off and on? If you are, stop blaming the mobile operator. The culprit, according to the company, is the metro rail. BSNL principal general manager (Hyderabad) PV Muralidhar took the metro rail authorities head-on, saying, “There are other reasons for...
  • Hyderabad Metro stations to have global look July 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: Metro Rail station design features have been broadly finalised by the L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd, with approval of the HMR authorities. Foolproof security features will be incorporated in the station design after the approval from various security wings under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The main security features...
  • Hyderabad Metro to be completed in 5 years July 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: Clock has started ticking for the Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project as July 5, 2012 has been declared as the ‘appointed date’ and the construction of the project will have to be completed within five years, counting from Thursday. The state government and L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd (L&TMRHL)...
  • PS to top cop wants AP Assembly shifted July 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: By now everyone has dissected the Hyderabad Metro Rail proposals threadbare and aired their views, either against or in favour of the project. But there’s one man who has done a PhD on it and came up with some really interesting suggestions. Sample this: “The elevated rail near the...
  • Hyderabad Metro works hit expected roadblock May 7, 2012

    HYDERABAD: With the Hyderabad Metro Rail project picking up momentum, environmental activists and concerned citizens are raising their voice against the destruction of trees in the city. About 3,000 trees need to be removed or translocated in the three metro rail corridors. Of them, the HMR corporation has already felled 340...
  • Hyderabad: Spanish firm is safety consultant on Metro Rail April 2, 2012

    HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMR) has selected a Spanish consultancy firm, Eptisa Servicios de Ingenieria, through international competitive bidding as consultant on safety matters. Based on the combined technical and financial score, Eptisa Ingenieria with its quote of Rs 1.30 crore has been preferred to Bureau Veritas, a...
  • Roads being widened for H'bad Metro November 14, 2011

    HYDERABAD: For a smooth flow of traffic during the construction of metro rail, the Hyderabad Metro Rail, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, National Highways Authority of India and the state roads buildings department have initiated several preparatory works on priority stretches. According to HMR managing director NVS Reddy, roads will be...
  • Raju, family's land purchases under suspicion January 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Satyam chairperson B Ramalinga Raju was an IT czar and a land baron too. He and his family has bought close to 6500 acres through Maytas Properties, making them one of India's top 10 landlords. But for their real estate empire the Raju's needed money and Satyam...
  • Metro Man E Sreedharan on Hyderabad metro controversy November 22, 2008

    Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) former managing director E Sreedharan has sparked off a sharp debate on the financing models for Indian metros, which has led the Andhra Pradesh government threatening to file a defamation suit against him. CNN-IBN's Vivian Fernandes met him at the Bombardier Metro Site in Hyderabad and...
  • Sreedharan calls Hyd Metro a scandal, sparks row September 23, 2008

    Hyderabad: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) managing director E Sreedharan calling the Hyderabad Metro Rail project a "scandal" in the making has caused embarrassment to the Andhra Pradesh government and has triggered upheaval in political circles. Stung by Sreedharan's charges in a letter to Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia,...