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Here's how the Kanpur Metro is making intracity commute safer in times of pandemic!

Taking public transport during the current circumstances is a big challenge, given that there is hardly any room to practice social distancing in them. While staying indoors is the need of the hour, there are many situations when travelling just cannot be avoided. And Kanpur Metro has come right in time to save the citizens from this ordeal. Not just safe from COVID but this particular mode of transportation offers safety in every aspect, and to each individual. Here's why the metro is ensuring a safer commute to the citizens:
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​Kanpur Metro inaugurated: Know all about fares and features here

Public transportation in Kanpur is set to get a boost with the newly inaugurated Kanpur Metro services. The overhead 'red line' corridor has been officially named the Priority Corridor and was inaugurated by PM Modi today. Reportedly, the first commercial service of the Kanpur Metro will run between IIT Kanpur and Motijheel Metro Stations on December 29, 2021. Citizens can avail the metro services from 6 AM to 10 PM, every day.

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UPMRC's Kanpur Metro receives a platinum rating by IGBC!

Adding yet another feather to its cap, Kanpur Metro has been awarded a Green Metro Rail System certificate from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) and Confederation of Indian Industries(CII) on Thursday. All nine metro stations on the Priority Corridor from IIT Kanpur to Motijheel in Kanpur have received a platinum certificate from IGBC. Notably, before Kanpur, all 21 stations of Lucknow Metro have also been certified with a platinum rating.

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Third train set for Kanpur Metro arrives in the city

Adding to the existing fleet of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation, the third three-coach metro train set arrived in Kanpur yesterday. Reportedly, with the successful completion of the trials undertaken by the Research Design & Standard Organisation (RDSO), Kanpur Metro is expected to start its commercial services by the end of this month. As per the officials, the fourth train set will arrive in the industrial city tomorrow.

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UPMRC successfully completes the maiden run of Kanpur Metro!

Giving a major boost to public transportation in the city, Kanpur Metro is now a reality. UPMRC has successfully completed the maiden run of Kanpur Metro today, on the priority corridor and the service will soon open for the general public now. Reportedly, the event was officially flagged off by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at the Kanpur Metro Depot in Government Polytechnic. Besides building a network of seamless connectivity, this metro initiation move is pegged to ease vehicular congestion in the city, while upscaling development in the region at the same time.

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