Transport firm Keolis has acquired a three-year contract extension for the Hyderabad Automated Metro System within the Indian state of Telangana.
Awarded by Hyderabad Metro concession holder L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad, the extension will come into impact on 29 November 2022. L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad is a unit of Larsen & Toubro (L&T).
The contract extension will permit Keolis to take care of and function the Metro for the following three years.
Launched in 2017, the 69 km lengthy community includes three strains and 57 stations.
Claimed to be the nation’s second largest community, the Hyderabad automated metro system is at the moment utilized by over 250,000 commuters per day.
The community is related to fundamental bus and prepare stations, in addition to offering entry to college areas, business and enterprise districts.
Designed to function over viaducts, the community makes use of automation and communication-based prepare management (CBTC) expertise to extend prepare frequency in most security and keep punctuality.
It makes use of a paperless cost resolution for tickets.
In accordance with Keolis, the Hyderabad community has a 99.5% satisfaction price for punctuality, in addition to an general passenger satisfaction price of 93%.
Having lined 330 km of observe throughout the globe, Keolis Group is engaged in ten automated metro networks together with UK, UAE, France, China, Qatar and Cte d’Ivoire, aside from India.
In June final 12 months, the Monetary and Administration Management Board (FMCB) of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) within the US permitted a four-year extension of Keolis’ contract.