Hyderabad: KCR flags off JBS-MGBS metro service

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has flagged off the Metro Corridor-II services between JBS-MGBS on Friday.

With this metro line launch, the total length of Hyderabad Metro Rail will reach 69 Kilometres. This line is one of the much-awaited Metro Rail services on the Jubilee Bus Station (JBS) – Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (MGBS) of Hyderabad Metro Rail.

This ‘Green Line’ is the second corridor of the metro rail project is commissioned, it may be mentioned that this is the second-largest in the country, with 69 km across three corridors.

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The new greenline stretch would be open for the public from tomorrow. Earlier the two corridors LB Nagar-Miyapur and Nagole-Raidurg corridors have been established with east and west connectivity in the city which have been extending services to the satisfaction of the commuters.

During the inauguration Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K.T. Rama Rao, Talasani Srinivas Yadav Minister of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Cinematography, Managing Director of HMR, NVS Reddy and other ministers, dignitaries and L&T officials were present.

Chief Minister said, “JBS to MGBS Metro stations are like modern airports and they would soon be buzzing with people and activity. He stated that Hyderabadis have started enjoying the sweet fruits of metro and that we need to set up an all-inclusive strategy to stretch out the metro to all parts of the city to reduce pollution and make Hyderabad a global city.

Managing Director of HMR, NVS Reddy said, “Chief minister was in a jovial mood and when I took him to driver’s cabin, he kept on mentioning the names of different gallis, theatre and road names etc., near different stations of JBS-MGBS corridor 2. He stated that Hyderabad metro is superior to Delhi metro in terms of technology, vision and he asked me to maintain that edge in future as well.

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