HMR - Hyderabad Metro Rail
· Pride of Hyderabad city
· World’s largest Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project in Metro Rail sector.
· A MRTS – Mass Rapid Transport Project
· An integrated urban transport development project with inter modal connectivity and convenient sky walks - for seamless commuting across busy Hyderabad city.
· Gauge : Standard Gauge 1435 mm ( where as Broad guage -1676 mm is used in Indian Railways)
· Standard Gauge is also called as uniform gauge, UIC gauge, International gauge etc. 60 % of the World Railway tracks are operated in Standard guage only.
- Maximum capacity per 3 car train - 965 (Each car – 40 seats)
· Brand Mantra of HMR – “My City, My Metro, My Pride”
Why Metro in Hyderabad city
· Population stands at 1 Crore + . Projected to touch 1.36 Crores by 2020
· Currently 50 lakhs personalized vehicles ply on Roads with addition of 5 lakh vehicles every year.
· 80 Lakh motorized trips – every day . Out of which 32 Lakh trips are made by Public transport system i.e., Local Trains & Buses. Rest of 48 Lakh trips are made by personal vehicles leading to bottlenecks, high pollution levels & steep increase in fuel consumption
DBFOT –Design, Build, Finance, Opeation & Transfer
· 35 years (5 years construction + 30 years Operation)
· Can be extended to another 25 years
· After 35 years, entire structure incl: Track, Corridors, Station Buildings etc, Rolling stock, Malls etc should be transferred to State Government i.e., Telangana.
· Central Metro Act extended to Hyderabad city.
1. Three Corridors -69 KM
2. Corridor 1 – Red Line - From Miyapur to LB Nagar -29 KM
3. Corridor 2 – Green Line – From MGBS – Mahatma Gandhi Bus Stand to JBS – Jubilee Bus Stand – 11 KM
4. Corridor 3 – Blue Line – Nagole to Raidurg – 29 KM
5. Concessionaire (the holder of a concession or grant, especially for the use of land or commercial premises or for trading rights.) is LTMRHL – Larsen & Toubro Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited. It is a SPV – Special Purpose Vehicle
6. Eco friendly, fully automated and best-in-class transportation, reduction of carbon footprints
7. RBT – Regenerative Braking Technology
8. CBTC – Communication Based Train Control technology – virtually one train can speak to another train
9. Comfortable Air Conditioned coaches
10. HMRL – Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited, a Govt of Telangana enterprise
11. Every KM (approx) – One Station
12. Automatic ticket vending machines - reducing waiting time in queues and counters.
13. Automatic fare collection system - hassle free entry and exit from the stations.
· Operations & Maintenance – Keolis (Paris based organisation- World leaders in public transport business)
· Rolling Stock (Coaches) - Hyundai Rotem of South Korea
· Communications – Thales, Portugal
· Signal & Train Control – Thales, Canada
· Ballast less Track – Tata Corus (France), Voest Alpine (Austria) & Vossloh (Germany)
· Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) – Samsung (South Korea)
· Elevators & Escalators – OTIS (USA)
· Reduce Carbon footprint -10 thousand tons of CO2, 200 tonnes of volatile organic compounds & 12 tonnes of particulate matter are eliminated
· Efficient power consumption
· Rainwater harvesting – One lakh litres of water per day is recycled
- One ton of waste paper per year is recycled. Thus saves 23 trees per year.
· Total Estimated Cost – Rs. 14.132 Crores
· Central Govt support through VGF – Viability Gap Fund – Rs. 1458 Crores
· Amount spent by State Govt. i.e., Telangana - Rs. 3000 Crores
· Revenue Model - TOD – Transit Oriented Development
A. Passenger fares – 50 %
B. Retail Malls (as TOD) -40 % (57 acres given by State Govt on lease basis)
C. Advertisements & stalls at Stations – 5%
Status of Metro trains – World over
· Approx 200 Metro Trains in Cities worldwide
· Out of that, only 4 are in profits (Tokyo, Taipei, Singapore & Hongkong)
Prominent features of Rolling Stock
· 3 Cars Train set (can be extendable to 6 Cars Train set)
· Maximum Design Speed – 90 kmph
· Maximum Operating Speed – 80 kmph
· Average Speed – 33 kmph
· Dwell/Halt time at Station – 20 Seconds
· Energy regeneration during electro dynamic braking
· Conceived in 2007 (HMR formed)
· Agreement with L&T – 2010
· First Corridor started – 2017 (28th November)
· Last Corridor started – 2020 (7th February)