Hyderabad Metro Rail fare:
Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail fare (HMR) were announced 25th November 2017, with L&T authorities informing that the HMR services would be open for the public from 6 am on 29th November 2017.
Hyderabad Metro Rail fare minimum fare at Rs 10 and Max 60
While commercial operations of the Metro on the Miyapur-Ammerpet-Nagole sections would be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 28, the public can start using the facility from the Wednesday.
The Hyderabad Metro Rail fares, announced by L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd, are in line with the Central Metro Act, with the minimum fare at Rs 10 and the maximum at Rs 60. The minimum fare is the same as that charged by the other Metro services in the country —Kochi, Bangalore, Lucknow, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. The maximum Fare, fixed for 26 km.
While the maximum fare charged by Chennai is 70 for 19 kms In fact, while Hyderabad’s fare applies to trips above 26 km for 70 with less than Chennai metro. Lucknow, too, starts charging Rs 60 from 19 km while Bengaluru’s fares are on the same lines as that of Hyderabad, barring minor changes.
Today, IT Minister KT Rama Rao launched the Smart Cards and NA METRO SWACH METRO Poster for the Metro. The cards will soon be upgraded to be used for 16 services including other transport options such as RTC and MMTS, banking and fuel station payments.
The Smart Cards, along with Tokens for Metro travel, can be purchased from All Metro station starting November 29. At the same time, L&T said it would sell Smart Cards before launching METRO Train Smartcards from Nagole, Tarnaka, Prakash Nagar and SR Nagar Metro Stations from Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
One Smart Card will cost Rs 200, with Rs 100 as security deposit and 100 is minimum Top-up recharge. A special discount of five per cent is given to Smart Card users, L&TMRHL said.