Pedestrian underpass in Hyderabad was built is six hours by the engineers of the South Central Railway (SRC) thus have created a record. They have constructed the Pedestrian Underpass (PUP) between Begumpet and Nature Cure Hospital suburban stations using new and innovative techniques. The work was done at night under the Secunderabad-Mumbai main railway line on the road level, which regularly continuously passing of passenger trains.
The PUP achieved in fulfilling a longstanding demand of people of nearby residential colonies and of Leelanagar and Customs basthis that are located on the two sides of the track.
As explained by the railway officials,the railway police used to frequently penalise those crossing the tracks to dissuade citizens from doing so, but the final solution was to build a road under bridge or a pedestrian underpass. It was decided to go for the latter so as to complete the work quickly without disturbing the rail traffic.
After the agreement over the drawings of the work and the funds required for PUP the entire The entire project was done in coordination and funds disbursed by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation under deposit work.