Hyderabad: Governor ESL Narasimhan on Tuesday said that the maintenance of Hyderabad Metro stations and operational systems were excellent and complimented the Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited for its efforts in the upkeep of the metro facilities. Hyderabad Metro Rail Project is the crown jewel of twin cities and citizens shall make use of this modern public transport facility regularly, said the Governor..
In an impromptu programme, the Governor along with his wife Vimala Narasimhan and granddaughter travelled in a metro from Ameerpet Junction to Nagole metro station and visited Uppal metro depot. Replying to a query the Governor said, “I had inaugurated metro services between Ameerpet Junction to LB Nagar Metro Station and Ameerpet Junction to Hitec City about a year back. I travelled in the metro to get the first hand information,” During his travel in the metro, HMRL Managing Director NVS Reddy accompanied the Governor. Later, L&T HMRL Managing Director KVB Reddy and other senior officials received the Governor at Nagole Metro Station and taken him round the metro depot. The officials explained about the state of the art features of the Hyderabad Metro Rail project and particularly the functioning of Operation Command Control (OCC) room. Earlier, along with Vimala Narasimhan, the Governor planted fruit bearing saplings in the premises of L&T Metro Rail Depot. In the return journey from Nagole, the Governor alighted at Begumpet Metro Station, said a press release..