Hyderabad Multi-Modal Transport System

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Hyderabad Multi-Modal Transport System
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
MMTS sanathnagar.jpg
Overview
Locale Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Transit type Suburban Rail
Number of lines 3
Number of stations 36
Daily ridership 200,000 (Feb 2018)
Operation
Began operation 9 August 2003
Operator(s) South Central Railway
Technical
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 (then Government of United Andhra Pradesh) and the South Central Railway, and is operated by South Central Railways. The phase I was thrown open to public on 9th August 2003 with three line between Falaknuma to Secunderabad, Hyderabad - Secunderabad and Lingampally to Secunderabad with a total of 44 km. In May 2010, Indian Railways has decided to take up the 107-km Phase-II project of the MMTS at an estimated cost of Rs. 641 crore. The Railway Board has cleared the Phase-II after the state government had agreed to fund two-third cost. The under construction Phase II is scheduled to open in 2018.

Phase I[edit]

The first phase was completed at a cost of 1.78 billion (US$26 million) and started its operations on 9 August 2003 by then Deputy Prime Minister of India, L. K. Advani & united Andhra Pradesh CM N. 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.

MMTS Local at Secunderabad
MMTS local at Begumpet
Hyderabad Commuter Rail Network

MMTS Hyderabad Trains and MMTS stations[edit]

  • MMTS trains from Lingampally to Falaknuma and from Falaknuma to Lingampally
  • MMTS trains from Lingampally to Hyderabad and from Hyderabad to Lingampally
  • MMTS trains from Falaknuma to Hyderabad and from Hyderabad to Falaknuma
  • MMTS trains from Secunderabad to Lingampally and from Secunderabad to Hyderabad
  • MMTS trains from Secunderabad to Falaknuma and from Secunderabad to Falaknuma

Routes and services[edit]

These routes are operational (including local trains) and the number of services in that particular route is mentioned below:[1]

"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
Moula Ali - Kacheguda/Falaknuma 1, 2
Falaknuma - Bhongir FB 1, 1
Falaknuma - Jangaon FL-ZN 1, 1

MMTS Stations & Enquiry numbers[edit]

MMTS Hyderabad Enquiry, MMTS Complaints and MMTS suggestions. MMTS Hyderabad Passengers can write down their valuable suggestions and complaints to South Central Railway.

Catchment areas[edit]

Station Station Code Nearby Suburbs catered
Secunderabad Railway Station SC Marredpally, Patny, Karkhana
James Street JET M.G.Road, Paradise, Rani Gunj, Minister Road, Hussain sagar
Sanjeevaiah Park SJVP Necklace road, Minister road, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Pattigadda
Begumpet BMT Ameerpet, Greenlands, Somajiguda, Panjagutta, Banjara Hills, Brahmanwadi
Nature Cure Hospital NCHS Balkampet, Ameerpet, Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar
Fateh Nagar FNB Balanagar, Sanathnagar, Yellamma Gudi
Bharat Nagar BTNR Moosapet, Kukatpally, Nizampet, Sanathnagar Erragadda Mothinagar E S I
Borabanda BRBD Allapur, Gayatrinagar, Tulasinagar, Mothi Nagar, Rajeev Nagar, Erragadda
Hi-Tec City HTCY Kukatpally Housing Board (KPHB) colony, Izzat Nagar, Madhapur, JNTU
Hafeezpet HFZ Madhapur, Kondapur, Miyapur
Chanda Nagar CDNR Chandanagar, Madinaguda
Lingampalli LPI BHEL township, HCU, Gachibowli
Sitaphalmandi STPD EFLU, Tarnaka
Arts College ATC Osmania University, Warasiguda, Adikmet, Manikeswari Nagar
Jamia Osmania JOO Barkatpura, Ramnagar
Vidyanagar VAR Shanker Mutt, RTC X Roads, Chikkadpally, Shivam Road, Tilaknagar, Amberpet
Kachiguda KCG Barkatpura, Chaderghat, Narayanguda, Koti, Abids
Malakpet MXT Chaderghat, Nalgonda 'X' Roads, Dilsukhnagar, Kothapet, Charminar
Dabirpura DQB Chanchalguda, Saidabad, Printing Press, Purani Haveli, Mir Alam Mandi, Salar Jung Museum
Yakutpura YKA Saidabad, Santosh Nagar, Madannapet, Pisal Banda, Rein Bazar, Edi Bazar, Brahman Vaadi, Bada Bazaar
Huppuguda HPG Lal darwaza, Aliabad, Shalibanda, Darushifa, Jahanuma, Charminar
Falaknuma FM Udden Gadda, Chandrayan Gutta, Barkas
Umdanagar UN Shamshabad
Hyderabad Deccan HYB Nampally, Salar Jung Museum, Charminar, Hyderguda, Abids, Moazzam Jahi Market, Devi Bagh, Criminal Courts
Lakdi-ka-pul LKPL Saifabad, Red Hills, Public gardens, Masab Tank, Niloufer Hospital
Khairtabad KQD Banjara hills, Raj Bhavan Road, Panjagutta, Chintal Basti
Necklace Road NLRD Raj Bhavan Road, Somajiguda, Panjagutta, M S Makhta
Lalaguda Gate LGDH Lallaguda, Malkajgiri, shantinagar, Tukaram Gate
Malkajgiri MJF Malkajgiri, Anandbagh, Hanumanpet, Mirzalguda
Dayanandnagar DYE Vaninagar, Mallikarjunnagar, RK Nagar
Safilguda SFX Safilguda, Vinayaknagar, Sainadapuram
Ramakrishnapuram RKO Neredmet
Ammuguda AMQ Sainikpuri
Cavalry Barracks CVB Lothkunta
Alwal ALW old alwal
Bolarum Bazar BOZ Kompally
Bolarum BMO Risala Bazar, Hakimpet

Phase II[edit]

Falaknuma - Jangaon Suburban train

HMDA planned for future phases for developing and expansion of MMTS to all routes of railways line in Hyderabad in Master Plan 2041[2] In May 2010, Indian Railways has decided to take up the 107-km Phase-II project of the MMTS at an estimated cost of Rs. 641 crore. The Railway Board has cleared the Phase-II after the state government had agreed to fund two-third cost. It is expected to complete by 2018 and would handle 3 lakh passengers a day. A 6 km stretch from Lingampally to RC Puram and Bolaram to Medchal stretch of 12.5 km are likely to begin in March 2018 and Moula Ali to Ghatkesar stretch covering 12 km is scheduled to open in July 2018.

Phase II has six segments:

  • Secunderabad - Bolarum - Medchal (28 km)
  • Falaknuma - Umdanagar - Shamshabad Airport (20 km)
  • Secunderabad - Moulali - Ghatkesar (19 km)
  • Moulali - Sanathnagar chord line (21 km)
  • Kacheguda - Sitaphalmandi - Malkajgiri - Moulali chord line (10 km)

Future Expansion:

Line Terminal Length
(km)
Year
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 Tellapur Ravullapalli 21 kilometres (13 mi) 2021-2031
MT 12 Topran Ramayanpet 21 kilometres (13 mi) 2031-2041
MT 13 Raigir Jangaon 32 kilometres (20 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

Milestones[edit]

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.[3]

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