Hyderabad Metro Rail announced that it has rescheduled the timings of its services from Monday.
The decision had been taken after the health department submitted a report stating that COVID-19 cases are completely under control in the state.
Telangana on Sunday reported 1,801 COVID-19 cases taking the tally to over 5.75 lakh while the toll stood at 3,263 with 16 casualties, a government bulletin said. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most cases with 390, followed by Rangareddy (114) and Medchal Malkajgiri (101), the bulletin said.
Metro rail services in Hyderabad is all set to resume its operations in a phased manner from tomorrow (September 7), putting in place all coronavirus guidelines and protocols.
The Telangana government has permitted the operation of metro rail services in a 'graded manner' from September 7. The announcement comes after the Centre allowed the metro services to resume operations across the country, as part of Unlock-4 guidelines.
Asserting that the Centre was ready to provide all help for Hyderabad's development, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on Saturday hit out at the ruling TRS and AIMIM for allegedly failing to provide metro rail services to the old city
With the launch of another 11-km stretch on Friday, Hyderabad Metro Rail has become the second-largest metro rail network in the country after Delhi.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao inaugurated Metro Rail in Hyderabad on February 07. CM flagged off 11-km stretch corridor-II of elevated Hyderabad Metro Rail.
Hyderabad: The 1.5-km stretch of metro rail between Hitec City station and Raidurg would be inaugurated on November 29, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) announced on Thursday.