Hyderabad Metro Rushes With A 'Heart' To Save A Life!
Hyderabad Metro Rail created a special green corridor today between Nagole and Jubilee Hills Check post stations to facilitate non-stop transport of a harvested heart from Kamineni Hospital, LB Nagar to save a heart patient admitted at Apollo Hospital, Jubilee Hills, stated HMRL MD Mr. NVS Reddy. It's for the first time that such a special dedicated train was run to transport a heart to save a life, he stated.
The special train that started from Nagole Metro station has picked up the healthy heart harvested from a brain dead patient in Kamineni hospital at around 4.40 PM and paced through the entire stretch of 21 km nonstop, crossing 16 stations between Nagole and Jubilee Hills. It took 30 minutes for the train to reach Jubilee Hills Check post station, said L&TMRHL, MD KVB Reddy.
KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, L&TMRHL, stated, “we are always at the service of people and this was a God-sent opportunity for us to mobilise our resources towards saving a precious life. I must thank Kamineni and Apollo Hospitals for reaching out to us with this request. We have taken all safety measures in place along with creating a green corridor to mobilize a special non-stop train from Nagole to Jubilee hills, seamlessly facilitating the transportation of the heart in a quest to save a life.”
All stations were kept on guard regarding the movement of this special train. An ambulance was kept ready at Jubilee Hills Check post station to take the heart and rush to the hospital. A team of medical experts only traveled along with the harvested heart in the special train, he added.