(HMR) Hyderabad Metro Rail will construct 200 skywalks which will be linked to various metro stations, the model is similar to the one in Bangkok.
These 200 (pedestrians elevated walkspace) will be constructed below the metro rail viaduct under the project. Currently crossing roads in Hyderabad is bad . Its not only the skywalks but also bus-bays and auto-bays will be constructed beneath the metro rail stations, are under this plan, HMR Managing Director NVS Reddy said.
Plantation and other concepts like designing of landscaping is also under planning. There will be innovative and exclusive metro rail stations for women, youth and farmers respectively. Youth metro rail station at Yousufguda, two ‘Rythu Bazar’ stations at Bharat Nagar and near Secunderabad Monda market, village models at Miyapur and Uppal depots. Hyderabad would be redesigned as a people-friendly city,” he added.
L&T, will execute this 72 km & 66 stations elevated Metro rail project. Work for Phase 1 will commence in March 2015.