HYDERABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated on Tuesday the Hyderabad Metro Rail and took a ride along with Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on its maiden run.
The 30 km-long stretch has 24 stations covering several busy clusters and city landmarks, including the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Osmania University, Secunderabad Railway Station and major commercial hubs like Begumpet and Ameerpet.
This stretch of the largest metro project in the world in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode will be thrown open for commercial operations from Wednesday. Besides the CM, Modi was accompanied by ESL Narasimhan, the governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Union minister for housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao.
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