Hyderabad, Feb.26 (Maxim News): Proposals for construction of the second phase of Hyderabad Metro Rail project was being expedited by the authorities of the state government. The state government has invited tenders for preparation of Detailed Project Report for airport expressway and bus rapid transport system (BRTS) in the City.
The Delhi metro rail has given the DPR for airport expressway. It has been decided to take up the elevated bus rapid transport system and other transportation projects in public private partnership mode. The authorities are planning to take up the metro rail project from Raidurgam to Shamshabad International Airport and other routes in PPP mode.
Although the state government was ready to take up the airport expressway project on its own, the experts are saying that the cost of the project could be brought down drastically if it was done under BOT mode ( Built Operate and transfer). Meanwhile, it has been decided to build the elevated bus rapid transport system for 18 km from Kukatpally Housing Board Colony.(Maxim News)