NSV Reddy, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metro Rail, visited Delhi along with a team of engineers to study the feeder services e-Rickshaw. Now, the authority plans to run e-rickshaws, seven-seaters and mini-buses from the residential colonies on the Uppal-Mettuguda stretch of the metro rail corridor to ensure that more and more people use the metro services. The authorities have found that instant feeder services are needed to be in place to attract people towards metro rail.
A senior official, speaking about experiences on trip to Delhi and the findings, said, “They are battery-operated rickshaws that are cost-effective and light on the commuters’ pockets. We hope to get the updated version for Hyderabad.”