Hyderabad Metro Airport Express – Information, Route Map & Update

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Hyderabad Metro’s Airport Express Line is a proposed will semi-high speed rail line that’ll connect Mindspace Junction and Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Shamshabad via 10 stations.

This 32 km line of the Hyderabad Metro Phase 2 project will be funded by Telangana Government and executed by HAML (Hyderabad Airport Metro Ltd). Its foundation stone was laid by Telangana’s Chief Minister on December 9, 2022.

The project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in 2018-19. It has not been made available online.

The line is expected to be completed and opened in 2030. An official deadline has not been set. 3 coach trains (expandable to 6) are planned to be operated with a maximum speed of 120 kmph.

  • Length: 32 km
  • Type: Elevated (28.5 km), At-Grade (1 km) & Underground (2.5 km)
  • Estimated Cost: Rs. 6,250 crore
  • Number of Stations: 9
  • Stations Names: Minspsace Junction, Bio-Diversity Junction, Nanakramguda, Narsingi, TS Police Academy, Rajendranagar, Shamshabad, Airport Cargo, Airport Terminal

Current Status

In December 2022, Hyderabad Airport Metro Ltd. (HAML) invited expression of interest (EOI cum RfQ) to appoint a General Consultant (GC). In response, they received 5 bids from consortia led by AECOM, Systra and other – see details.

HAML expects the assigned consultant to be onboard for 36 months and speedily implement this line through assistance in design, supervision, safety, quality control and contract management.

The line is expected to be completed and opened in 2030. An official deadline has not been set.

Route Map

This mostly-elevated new line will run through Gachibowli and Himayathsagar via the Outer Ring Road (ORR) to connect up with Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Shamshabad. It will run 2.5 km underground at the airport within Hyderabad Aerocity.

An official PDF route map of Hyderabad Metro Airport Express Line will be added here when available. It is shown in Purple color below.

Key for map below: Phase 1 (Operational) | Phase 2 (Proposed) 

Tenders

This section will be updated when tender notices are published.

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