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Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL)

  • World’s largest PPP in metro sector
  • Covering total distance of 72 kms
  • Connects major offices, retail and residential areas
  • Daily average ridership stood at greater than 2.3 million per day in 2019

The Hyderabad Metro Rail Project is the world's largest Public Private Partnership Project (PPP) in the metro sector. The metro network will cover a total distance of around 72 Km across three corridors, transporting Hyderabad to the future. The project brings together 'best in class' resources and technology in every aspect of the project - Stations, Station Planning, Rolling Stock, Track Work, Depots, AFC, Power Supply, Traction and SCADA System, Signalling and Train Control System, Telecom System, MEP. The project is estimated to cost Rs 14,132 crores (US$ 2.01 billion).

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Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) – World’s largest PPP in metro sector

2020 Hyderabad Metro Rail became the second largest metro rail network in the country with the launch of another stretch of 11 kms

Started the trial runs in metro corridor-II (JBS-Falaknuma)

Hyderabad Metro Rail crossed another significant milestone with the number of passengers travelling on trains crossing the three lakh mark for the first time.

2019 L&T Hyderabad Metro to install 8 MWp solar rooftop capacity by end of 2019
2018 Surpasses 20 million ridership milestone
2017 Hyderabad Metro Rail inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
2016 Commissioner of metro rail safety (CMRS) authorisation for opening of 8.05 km long elevated section
2015 Approval of Signalling and Telecom system of Hyderabad Metro Rail project by Railway Board
2013 Final approval of Viability Gap Funding of Rs 1,458 crore by the Centre
2012 Formal inauguration of Metro Rail works by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (undivided)
Commencement of ground works by the concessionaire.
2011 Financial Closure, submission for Escrow, Substitution Agreement, Common Loan Agreement.
Allotment of 104 acres of land at Uppal
2010 Concession Agreement signed with LTMRHL (L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited).
2010 Financial bids opened for second time
2007 Formation of Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited


Indian Railways plans to run on 100 per cent electricity by 2024 and become a net-zero emission network by 2030.