Rejoice Lucknow! The dream of travelling in Lucknow’s own metro is about to come true. On 5th September, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with the U.P Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, is going to inaugurate the Lucknow metro for the public marking a historical day. The Metro would run from Charbagh Railway Station to Transport Nagar covering a distance of 8.5 km.
The Lucknow Metro Railway Corporation (LMRC) has announced the fairs for the metro ahead of its launch for the 23 km north-south corridor. For now a small part of the metro is into running from September 6th and the whole corridor once set up will run from Chaudhary Charan Singh (Amausi) Airport to Munshipulia covering a distance of 23 kms and crossing 7 stations. The fares given by the LMRC for this route is minimum 10 and maximum 60 rupees. The fares have been decided keeping the fares of other metros over the country in mind, along with the fares of other competitor transport options.
The Lucknow metro will be available for the public use from 6th September. Unlike the common procedure of basing tickets for kids on the age factor, Lucknow Metros’s tickets will be given on the basis of height. The rule set up for this is that a kid who is below the height of 90 cm (2.9 feet) will be granted free ticket. The scale for height measurement will be present on the ticket counters to avoid any kind of confusion or inconvenience.
The Lucknow metro has the provision of smart cards which would help the local commuters as well as tourists. Special full day cards for tourists are also availed for taking tour round the city. Get ready to take your first ever ride in the Metro of Nawabs. Go grab your ticket, be the first to go round in the city’s own metro.