Lucknow Metro completes trial run on remaining section of North-South corridor

Lucknow Metro completes trial run on remaining section of North-South corridor

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Date of post: 10 Jan, 2019

The Lucknow Metro on Wednesday completed the successful trial run on the remaining section of the North-South corridor, an official said. The 23-km-long corridor from the Chowdhary Charan Singh International Airport to Munshipulia has been completed ahead of its April deadline.

More Information:

  • The official said,”The Metro work is likely to be completed by February.”
  • The stretch will have 21 stations and the maximum fare will be Rs 60, the official added.
  •  At present, it takes around 90 minutes to reach from Munshipulia to the airport.
  • The distance will be covered in 40 minutes, once the route is operational.
  • While executing the 8.5 km ‘Priority Corridor’ project between Transport Nagar and Charbagh, the LMRC achieved numerous milestones.
  • Kumar Keshav, Managing Director of LMRC said that the LMRC is set to complete the construction work of the remaining North-South corridor in record time.
  • Construction of the line began in September 2014, with the 8.5 km ‘Priority Corridor’ which began its commercial operation on September 5, 2017.
  • The project is being financed under a 50:50 JV model with equity participation from the Centre and the state government.
  • The completion cost of the North-South corridor is Rs 6,928 crore.

To know more about recent developments of Lucknow Metro –

10 Jan, 2019: Lucknow Metro Commences Signalling & Integrated Testing Trials For The Whole North-South Corridor (Phase-1A)

09 Jan, 2019: Lucknow Metro Update: Entire North-South corridor likely to become operational by February

27 Dec, 2018: Trainee IAS Officers from Lal Bahadur Shashtri National Academy of Administration Visit Lucknow Metro Project


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Deepak Kumar is a part of the content team of Rail Analysis India as a writer and analyst .
His focus is on new initiatives on the Railway Sector of India .
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