Feb 04
Hi-Tec's Metro Ride
Hi-Tec's Metro Ride
The near five lakh IT professionals who work in Hyderabad’s Hi-Tec City are a happier lot now! This is ever since L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd (LTMRHL) threw open to public a new metro link connecting Hi-Tec City and Raidurg on 29 November last.This is the last leg of Hyderabad’s Blue Line Metro and is particularly proving beneficial to the IT professionals within a 3-km radius.
The first metro train on the stretch was jointly flagged off by Mr S N Subrahmanyan, CEO & MD of L&T, and Mr K T Rama Rao, the minister for industries & commerce, IT E&C, and municipal administration & urban development of Telangana. Other dignitaries present on the occasion included Telangana transport minister, Mr Patnam Mahender Reddy, LTMRHL MD & CEO, Mr K V B Reddy, and Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited MD, Mr N V S Reddy.

In keeping with L&T’s ‘Go-Green’ campaign, and the eco-friendliness of Hyderabad Metro, LTMRHL presented both the ministers a certificate for a grove of 10 trees each at the Trees for Rural Communities, Chintamani, Karnataka.
Projects like Hyderabad Metro benefit people in many ways. Travel time gets reduced, family joys get doubled, and cleaner air leads to healthier lungs. 
Jan 31
Seeing Through the Tunnel
Seeing Through the Tunnel
Mumbai Metro’s Line 3, covering the Colaba–Bandra-SEEPZ stretch, has got the much-needed shot in the arm. This after the tunnel boring machine (TBM), Wainganga, made the final breakthrough at the under-construction Seepz metro station.
L&T-STEC JV, which is implementing UGC-07 packet of the Line 3, successfully completed the tunnelling work on 12 December.
Mr C Jadhav, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC)’s chief project manager for the project, and Mr Mainak Roy, General Consultant CRE, were present as the TBM made the breakthrough. Mr Jadhav lauded the L&T-STEC JV team for overcoming the challenges such as mining under the operating Metro Line-1 and, the varying geology along the stretch.
The 7-km tunnelling work had commenced in December 2017. It took three TBMs make six drives and eight breakthroughs involving a team of 2,600 manpower. There were 175 personnel dedicated for the TBM operation.This is the first package in Mumbai Metro Line 3 where the tunnelling work is complete.

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