Hyderabad: Hyderabad metro rail limited will be introducing electric powered bikes to the metro passengers from 15th August. To get the bike, passenger has to download the Metro Bikes app verify their document and get their license from the application. The passenger has to pay Rs 4 per km for the bike, passenger can drive the bike home, keep it overnight and drive back to the metro next day.
At present, one can avail conventional metro bike service at Secundrabad, Nagole, Rasoolpura, Miyarpur, Parade Ground and Begumpet metro stations.
NVS Reddy managing director of HMRL said the passengers will only be charged for the distance travelled. “The idea of introducing e-bikes is to focus on protecting the environment. Soon, all the conventional metro bikes will be replaced by the e-bikes” said Reddy.