Hyderabad Multi-Modal Transport System
|Locale||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Transit type||Suburban Rail|
|Number of lines||3|
|Number of stations||36|
|Began operation||9 August 2003|
|Operator(s)||South Central Railway|
|System length||44 kilometers (27 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) (broad gauge)|
|Electrification||25 kV, 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary|
Hyderabad Multi-Modal Transport System known as MMTS is a suburban rail system in Hyderabad, India. It is a joint partnership of Government of Telangana and the South Central Railway, and is operated by the latter. SCRailway has not opened any of the six lines of MMTS phase Two. South central railway had announced to open the lines in the month of December 2017. It has not started construction work on Umdanagar to RajivGandhi International Airport. A 6 km stretch from Tellapur to RC Puram and also Bolaram and Medchal stretch of 12.5 km are likely to begin in March 2018 and Moula Ali to Ghatkesar stretch covering 12 km will run from July 2018.
The first phase was completed at a cost of ₹1.78 billion (US$28 million) and started its operations on 9 August 2003 by then Deputy Prime Minister of India, L. K. Advani & united Andhra Pradesh CM Nara Chandrababu Naidu. The Chief Minister said the inauguration of the MMTS was the realisation of dream of having a mass transit system in Hyderabad. This project is expected to complement the fast growth of the city in the areas of information technology, biotechnology, health, aviation and tourism.
It spans a distance of 44 km, covering 27 stations and connects Secunderabad, Nampally, Dabirpura, Malakpet, Falaknuma, Hitech city and Lingampally along few other routes like Bolaram (up to Manoharabad) and Umdanagar.
Routes and services
These routes are operational (including local trains) and the number of services in that particular route is mentioned below:
|"MMTS" Route||Route Name||Services|
|Hyderabad - Lingampalli||HL||26|
|Lingampalli - Hyderabad||LH||23|
|Falaknuma - Lingampalli||FL||28|
|Lingampalli - Falaknuma||LF||30|
|Falaknuma - Hyderabad||FH||5|
|Hyderabad - Falaknuma||HF||3|
|Secunderabad - Falaknuma||SF, SU||3, 3|
|Falaknuma - Secunderabad||FS, US||3, 3|
|Lingampalli - Secunderabad||LS||2|
|"Suburban" Route||Route Name||Services|
|Bolaram - Secunderabad||BS||6|
|Secunderabad - Bolaram||SB||6|
|Falaknuma - Umdanagar||FU||6|
|Umdanagar - Falaknuma||UF||5|
|Manoharabad - Secunderabad||MBS||6|
|Secunderabad - Manoharabad||SMB||4|
|Malkajgiri - Bolaram||MJB||1|
|Medchal - Secunderabad||MS||6|
|Secunderabad - Medchal||SM||6|
|Secunderabad - Hyderabad||SH||2|
|Secunderabad - Malkajgiri||SMJ||1|
|mola ali - Kacheguda/Falaknuma||1, 2|
|Falaknuma - Bhongir||FB||1, 1|
|Falaknuma - Jangaon||FL-ZN||1, 1|
HMDA planned for future phases for developing and expansion of MMTS to all routes of railways line in Hyderabad in Master Plan 2041
|MT 08||Ghatkesar||Raigir||33 kilometres (21 mi)||2021|
|MT 09||Umdanagar||Shadnagar||31 kilometres (19 mi)||2021-2031|
|MT 10||Medchal||Topran||34 kilometres (21 mi)||2021-2031|
|MT 11||Telapur||Ravullapalli||21 kilometres (13 mi)||2021-2031|
|MT 12||Topran||Ramayanpet||21 kilometres (13 mi)||2031-2041|
|MT 13||Raigir||Jangaon||23 kilometres (14 mi)||2031-2041|
|MT 14||Shadnagar||Jedcherla||24 kilometres (15 mi)||2031-2041|
|MT 15||Ravullapalli||vikarabad||24 kilometres (15 mi)||2031-2041|
|MT 16||Bibinagar||Nalgonda||72 kilometres (45 mi)||2041|
On International Women's Day 2012, S Satyavati became the first woman loco pilot of South Central Railway when she independently drove an MMTS train. She piloted 'Matrubhumi Ladies Special Train' from Falaknuma to Lingampally suburban stations.
- "MMTS Route Map". Mmtstraintimings.in. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
- "MMTS future phase up to 2041".
- "Woman drives local train in Hyderabad, first for South Central Railways - The Times of India". The Times Of India.
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