Hyderabad, Nov 28: Hyderabad on Tuesday joined the league of Indian cities to get its own metro, with the iuguration of the first phase in this historical city by Prime Minister rendra Modi who also took a ride from Miyapur to Kukatpally stations.
After the formal iuguration, the metro will be thrown open for commercial operations from Wednesday.
The 30 km-long first phase from gole to Miyapur has 24 stations covering several busy clusters and city landmarks, including the Rajiv Gandhi Intertiol Cricket Stadium, Osmania University, Secunderabad Railway Station and major commercial hubs like Begumpet and Ameerpet.
After the flagging off the Prime Minister also took a ride on the Metro along with Telanga Chief MInister K. Chandrasekar Rao, Governor E.S.L. rasimhan and other senior officials. He also witnessed an audio visual presentation on metro and released a mobile app med Metro Sawari on the occasion. (IANS)