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New coaches for Kanpur metro unveiled for the first time at Polytechnic Depot!

On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation received their second set of three coaches for Kanpur Metro. These "Made in India" coaches were unveiled for the first time at Polytechnic Depot, as soon as the coaches for the second train arrived in the city.

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First in UP, Kanpur Metro to use 6 Tunnel Boring Machines together to pace up construction work

Moving the Kanpur Metro construction at a fast pace, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has decided to focus on the underground tunnel work here. This move has come after the installation of the underground metro station about 21 meters below the ground, read reports. For this, Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) will be deployed in the city to ensure that the underground route stretches at the same level, throughout. Notably, this is the first time in Uttar Pradesh when 6 TBMs will be used simultaneously to complete the construction within the slated deadline.

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First 'Make in India' train set for Kanpur & Agra metro flagged off from Gujarat today!

Aligning with the UPMRC's plan to begin Kanpur Metro trials in November this year, Alstom delivered the first prototype train for the ambitious project today. This train set was built at Alstom's rolling stock manufacturing facility in Gujarat's Savli, under the ambit of initiatives like 'Make in India' and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'. As per reports, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Managing Director of UPMRC and the Managing Director of Alstom were a part of the unveiling event.

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Eyeing trials in November, UPMRC officials initiate load testing on Kanpur Metro tracks

Speeding up the work to complete the Kanpur Metro Project, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation officials have commenced the process of load testing for the elevated track on the priority corridor. As per the information given by authorities, load testing will be conducted at 2 spots on the entire stretch. While the 'Load Test' has begun on I-Girders between IIT-K and Kalyanpur, U-Girders and Steel Box Girders at Rawatpur will also be tested soon.

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Ensure safe & secure travel in Lucknow Metro with THESE 7 tips from UPMRC!

As the city reverts to normalcy, the revival of operations by Lucknow Metro has ushered umpteen benefits for daily commuters. To ensure a safe and hygienic commute, UPMRC officials have deployed several measures too. Amongst the notable developments, the UV-ray sanitisation of travel tokens is a flagship initiative taken by taken for the safety and security of travelers.

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