Lucknow Metro: Next Phase of Commercial Operations To Spread More Cheer In the City 1947

Lucknow Metro

Lucknow Metro is about to begin its next phase of commercial operations connecting new areas of Lucknow and making the life of commuters easier and happier.

The first trial run of Lucknow Metro was flagged by the then Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav in December 2016. The commercial run of the 1st phase of Lucknow Metro operations was shown green flag by current Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in September 2017.

Now Lucknow is getting all ready to witness and welcome the next phase of commercial run of its metro services on the full 23 km route from CCS Airport to Munshipulia (Indiranagar). Here are some important facts to keep in mind.

  1. Trial & Testing Going On
  2. Equipped With Hi-Tech Features
  3. Start of Commercial Run
  4. Number of Stations
  5. Awards & Certifications Received

Lucknow Metro Facts

  1. Trial & Testing Going On

Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) is giving its metro trains final testing procedures before the start of the commercial run on the whole North-South corridor (CCS Airport to Munshipulia) expected by March 2019. Testings being done include load testing; Automatic Train Supervision (ATS) system testing and Signaling Integrated testing.

2. Equipped With Hi-Tech Features

Lucknow Metro has state-of-the-art communication based train control system. The signaling system is equipped with automatic train supervision facility to avert any mishap. Automatic route setting and train regulation features will also ensure continuous train movement. Here are some more special features of Lucknow Metro

3. Start of Commercial Run

UP government is keen to start commercial Lucknow Metro operations of the next phase before the announcement of general elections in March 2019. LMRC is confident that they will complete all work by second week of February. The final step will be getting clearance from a team of Commissioner Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) by the third week of February.  

4. Number of Stations

With the start of the next phase of Lucknow Metro operations, the total number of metro stations in the city will be 21. All the stations in the next phase of operations starting from Charbagh to Munshipulia are currently being constructed with speed to meet their deadlines. Finishing touches are also being given to many metro stations where infrastructure work is complete.

5. Awards & Certifications Received

LMRC has won many awards and certifications for its metro services since work began on it in 2014. Its more recent certifications include- International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & the Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001:2007 certificates in recognition of the operation and maintenance of its priority Corridor (from Transport Nagar to Charbagh) and Metro Depot. Check out more LMRC awards and certifications

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