Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government is hoping to make the north-south corridor of the Lucknow Metro operational by April next year. Around 58% of the project (22.878 km) is complete & the government will start operations even before time, Dinesh Sharma, UP deputy chief minister, said.
The construction work of the Rs 6,928-crore project is progressing as per schedule & it would be operational by April, 2019, Sharma said.
The trial run of the Lucknow Metro was held on December 1 last year.
It was flagged off by the Former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav at a function at Transport Nagar depot for the trial run up to the Charbagh railway station, a 8.5 km stretch.