Hyderabad Metro Rail Plies A Lakh Passengers Everyday

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As many as 32.25 lakh passengers utilised the services of metro rail during the past one month, said NVS Reddy, Managing Director of Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited said on Friday.

"Passenger figures are slowly stabilising and we expect it to stabilise in two months. On an average, one lakh passengers are traveling every day," Reddy said at a press conference.

He said Rs 16,511 crore had been spent so far on Hyderabad Metro rail project by the concessionaire L&T and the Telangana Government. Once completed, the network, covering a total distance of around 72 km across three corridors, will be the world's largest public private partnership project in the metro sector.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated a 30-km stretch of the metro rail project on November 28 between Miyapur and Nagole.

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