Hyderabad, India (BBN)-A Bangladeshi delegation of senior officers and engineers Monday called on Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) officials, seeking guidance for a Metro Rail project in Dhaka.
The delegation was led by Additional Executive Director, Dhaka Transit Authority, AQM Ekramullah, reports The Economic Times.
In a power point presentation, the HMR Managing Director N V S Reddy explained the challenges in the construction of mega urban infrastructure projects in countries like India and Bangladesh.
Reddy explained the technical specifications, financial model, communication strategies and engineering solutions adopted by Hyderabad Metro Rail, an official release said.
Reddy informed the delegation that HMR is being executed not as a simple mass transportation system but as an urban redesign project, and highlighted key features such as integration with other modes of transport, running of feeder bus services, creation of pedestrian facilities and introduction of bicycle stations etc.
The delegation later visited Nagole Metro station, Uppal precast yard and other Metro work sites, the release added.
L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad is developing the 72-km elevated metro rail project which will have three corridors and 66 stations.