This stretch is a part of Corridor 1 – Miyapur to LB Nagar (Red Line). Ameerpet to LB Nagar stretch with 16 stations covering a distance of 16 kms that adds on to the existing 30 kms (Miyapur – Ameerpet – Nagole) of operational corridor launched in November 2017. This 16 kms stretch completes the 29 kms of Corridor I – Red Line, from Miyapur to LB Nagar covering 27 stations.
16 stations – Panjagutta, Irrumanzil, Khairtabad, Lakdi-Ka-Pool, Assembly, Nampally, Gandhi Bhavan, Osmania Medical College, MGBS, Malakpet, New Market, Moosarambagh, Dilshuknagar, Chaitanyapuri, Victoria Memorial and LB Nagar.
His Excellency Governor ESL Narasihman stated “I have travelled in many metros around the world and Hyderabad Metro is one of the best metros in the world. I hope that Hyderabadis will make full use of this world class facility and I am sure Hyderabad will scale greater heights in the years to come.”
Expressing his happiness K T Rama Rao, Minister, MA & UD, GoTS, thanked the His Excellency Governor ESL Narasihman for flagging off the Ameerpet – LB Nagar Metro train services and for spending his valuable time for this function.
On this jubilant occasion, Sri NVS Reddy stated, “Hyderabad Metro, which is India’s second longest metro network after Delhi, is the world’s largest metro rail project in PPP mode. It’s a robust mass transit system and which is also used as an opportunity to convert an Indian city into a people friendly green city. It’s a game changer which will catapult Hyderabad to the next level of development.”
Speaking on the occasion, Sri KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited said, “Hyderabadis have been eagerly waiting for the inauguration of this stretch and we are proud to start Ameerpet to LB Nagar commercial operations today. Public have welcomed Hyderabad Metro Rail services overwhelmingly and we are thankful to each and every one for their patronage. L&T is synonymous with large scale infrastructure projects that are not only iconic but also serve towards nation building.”
“Today, with the inauguration of this additional 16 kms stretch of this prestigious project, we have reached another significant mile stone in our endeavour to create world-class infrastructure for Hyderabad. We are grateful to His Excellency Governor Sri ESL Narasihman to accord such importance to this project which has transformed Hyderabad into a modern and commuter-friendly-city. Hyderabad Metro Rail marks the beginning of seamless commuting in Hyderabad.” he added.