The western section of Hyderabad metro Line 3 was inaugurated on March 20.

INDIA: Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan, Telangana Chief Secretary S K Joshi and Hyderabad Metro Rail Managing Director N V S Reddy inaugurated the western section of Hyderabad metro Line 3 on March 20.

The route from Ameerpet to Hitech City extends the initial section of Line 3, which was inaugurated on November 28 2017 between Ameerpet and Nagole.

The Hitech City extension forms part of the metro Phase 1. When complete, this would form a 72 km network including Line 3 and two north-south lines. Line 1 opened in two phases in November 2017 and September 2018, and Line 2 is yet to open.