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Hyderbad Metro cost to escalate due to re-alignment

IANS 26 Aug 2014, 13:23:17 PM IST
Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited (LTMRHL) will complete the study within a month for realignment on two corridors as suggested by Telangana government.

N.V.S. Reddy, managing director, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) told reporters Tuesday that the realignment would escalate the project cost by a few hundred crore rupees.

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has already asked LTMRHL to change the metro route on two corridors to save heritage structures.

Reddy said there would be slight changes on the routes in front of state assembly building and Sultan Bazar areas.

LTMRHL is building 72-km elevated metro project at a cost of Rs.14,132 crore in public private partnership.