The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) authorities have decided to give a unique numbering to metro pillars and link them with global positioning system (GPS).
With this people can easily identify the locations.
This initiative has been taken to make Hyderabad a tourist friendly city with convenience for everyone to easily identify different locations on Metro Rail corridors.
It will be unique numbering of Metro pillars will be alpha-numeric with corridor I (Miyapur-LB Nagar) designated as A, corridor II (JBS-Falaknuma) designated as B and corridor III (Nagole-Raidurg) designated as C and so on.
Hyderabad Metro Rail project is being developed by L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the 30-km-long first phase of Hyderabad Metro Rail project.
What is GPS?
The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a space-based radio navigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force.
It is a global navigation satellite system that provides geolocation and time information to a GPS receiver anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites.