Date of Post: 28 Sep, 2017
Lucknow: On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved transfer of 1,899 sq metres of land owned by AAI (Airports Authority of India) at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport to LMRC (Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation).
The phase-I of the rapid transport system was launched earlier this month when the 8.5 km “priority corridor” of the total 22km long stretch became operational.
- According to a press statement by the ministry of civil aviation, the AAI land will be used by LMRC for construction of an entrance to one of its metro stations near the airport.
- The second phase of Lucknow metro rail project is the 11km long East-West corridor, stretching from the Charbagh railway station to Vasantkunj.
- The corridor will have 12 metro rail stations.