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Hyderabad Metro opens to the public with smart card & mobile app, ‘T Savari’

Hyderabad Metro opens to the public with smart card & mobile app, ‘T Savari’
Written by Shilpi Gupta
The first leg of Hyderabad Metro opens to the public on Wednesday. The 30 Kms run between  Miyapur and Nagole, have 24 stations. Passengers traveling first time in Hyderabad metro describes the convenient, comfortable and awesome experience. On Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Miyapur inaugurated the first phase of the 30-km elevated Hyderabad Metro Rail project. According to Telangana’s Information Technology Minister K. T. Rama Rao, the trains would operate from 6 am to 10 pm initially, and the timings will be revised to 5:30 am to 11 pm later depending on the traffic and demand.

After launching the 30-km stretch between Miyapur and Nagole, PM Modi also took a ride on the Hyderabad metro on its inaugural run. The metro fares fixed the minimum of Rs 10 for a distance of up to two kilometers and maximum Rs 60 for a distance of more than 26 km. Today, on the first day of metro services, the passengers also congratulated the Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd (HMRL), and the Telangana governments for providing them metro rail in Hyderabad.

A mobile app ‘T Savari’ for metro passengers was also launched by PM Modi yesterday and Modi gives a power-point presentation, at Miyapur station regarding ‘T Savari’ mobile app. However, a smart card for the passengers of the metro train was launched on Sunday which would be used for multiple modes of transport.

Hyderabad L&T Metro Rail Ltd’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Shivanand Nimbargi said, “Every project has its own share of challenges also the Hyderabad Metro Rail has had its fair share. We have built a world-class, consumer-friendly metro service that will be a benchmark for other metro rails in the India.”

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.

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