Hyderabad: An international Metro Rail conference was organised here on Tuesday by Keolis, a French Public Transportation group, which is operating Hyderabad Metro Rail and a world leader in Metros, Tramways and Light Rail operations.
The conference exchanged ideas and experiences about the latest metro rail technologies, best practices and innovative solutions being adopted by different Metros across the globe and the fast developing metro rail systems in various Indian cities.
Attended by senior Directors, Rail experts of Keolis and Metro Rail authorities from different cities in India, Europe, USA, Australia, China, Qatar etc.,
the conference was started with a power point presentation by MD, HMRL Mr.NVS Reddy. He explained the unique features of Hyderabad Metro Rail and how innumerable challenges were successfully tackled through a persuasive leadership style, determination, perseverance and innovative strategies and engineering solutions in a congested city like Hyderabad.
He also informed the global audience that Hyderabad Metro Rail has become a benchmark project in many areas of Metro Rail construction and operations.
Impressed by the development of quality footpaths, public space, greenery, street furniture, service lanes, segregation of the main carriage way and the Metro station entry/exit points with safety railing etc., the participants appreciated the way Hyderabad Metro is transforming the city as a pedestrian friendly city.
Important global Keolis group leaders including its international CEO Bernard Tabary, Group Transforming Director Asma Aidi, Keolis Asia Chairman Marcellin Darrou, President, Keolis Middle East Leila Frances, Keolis Australia Chairman David Franks, Keolis North America CEO Clement Michel, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd Chief Operating Officer Anil Saini and senior Directors from different Indian Metro Rail projects were among the participants in the global conference. (INN)