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Modi launches Hyderabad Metro, largest public-private deal in sector

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Published : Nov 28, 2017, 5:08 pm IST
Updated : Dec 15, 2017, 2:44 pm IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday afternoon inaugurated the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, costing an estimated Rs 18,000 crore. (Photo: DC)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday afternoon inaugurated the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, costing an estimated Rs 18,000 crore. (Photo: DC)
Modi arrived in Hyderabad on Tuesday morning and kicked off the metro rail project at the Miyapur Metro station. (Photo: DC)
Modi arrived in Hyderabad on Tuesday morning and kicked off the metro rail project at the Miyapur Metro station. (Photo: DC)
The Prime Minister took a five-kilometre ride till the Kukutpally station along with Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and Governor ESL Narasimhan. (Photo: DC)
The Prime Minister took a five-kilometre ride till the Kukutpally station along with Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and Governor ESL Narasimhan. (Photo: DC)
Information Technology Minister KT Rama Rao, Union Urban Affairs Minister Harider Singh Puri and BJP leaders Kishen Reddy and Dr K Laxman also accompanied Modi. (Photo: DC)
Information Technology Minister KT Rama Rao, Union Urban Affairs Minister Harider Singh Puri and BJP leaders Kishen Reddy and Dr K Laxman also accompanied Modi. (Photo: DC)
The trains would run from 6 am to 10 pm initially and the timings would be rescheduled to 5.30 am to 11 pm, depending on the traffic and demand, Rama Rao said last week. (Photo: DC)
The trains would run from 6 am to 10 pm initially and the timings would be rescheduled to 5.30 am to 11 pm, depending on the traffic and demand, Rama Rao said last week. (Photo: DC)
The Hyderabad metro rail is the most innovative and largest such project in the world in public private partnership. (Photo: DC)
The Hyderabad metro rail is the most innovative and largest such project in the world in public private partnership. (Photo: DC)
The first phase of the metro rail project covers a 30-km stretch between Miyapur and Nagole, having 24 stations. The metro rail's commercial operations would start from Wednesday. (Photo: DC)
The first phase of the metro rail project covers a 30-km stretch between Miyapur and Nagole, having 24 stations. The metro rail's commercial operations would start from Wednesday. (Photo: DC)

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