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PM Modi flags off Hyderabad Metro Rail

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail on Tuesday. The prime minister, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Telangana's Information Technology Minister K T Rama Rao travelled by the metro from Miyapur to Kukatpally.

Telangana governor ESL Narasimhan and MoS Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri were also present on the occasion.  

The 30 km-long first phase of the metro rail project is situated between Miyapur and Nagole station Its commercial operations would start the day after.

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, Telangana's Information Technology Minister K T Rama Rao informed.

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