HYDERABAD: It’s been six months since MMTS, which is the suburban rail system within the metropolis, stopped its companies because of the Covid-19 induced lockdown. Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) and TSRTC resumed operations lately however MMTS stays the one public transportation that’s nonetheless unavailable for commuters within the metropolis.
SCR performed a trial run on the Secunderabad-Malkajgiri and Medchal-Moula-Ali routes as a part of the phase-II undertaking lately. SCR, which is ready for an official order from the Ministry of House Affairs and Ministry of Railways, is ensuring they’re able to resume operations as quickly they get a go forward by guaranteeing all of the MMTS rakes are match and well-maintained. “By frequently checking the rakes and conducting different upkeep actions, we’re taking all obligatory steps to start out operations at any second. The batteries, brakes, wheel alignment and functioning of engine and different motors are being checked frequently on the Electrical A number of Unit (EMU) automobile shed at Moula Ali,” stated a senior official.
SCR operates 12 rakes on Secunderabad-Lingampally, Hyderabad-Lingampally and Secunderabad-Faluknuma sections. After lockdown restrictions had been lifted partially, SCR operated Shramik particular trains to move migrant staff and is presently working particular passenger trains. With 25 native stations, aside from three main divisions of Secunderabad Kacheguda and Hyderabad, the MMTS runs 40 kms and handles 1.60 lakh passengers each day, whereas producing a income of almost Rs 10 lakh per day.

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