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Installation of advanced machines at Polytechnic Depot propels Kanpur Metro Project!

Gearing up to welcome the first metro trains, the Polytechnic Depot of Kanpur Metro is being equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and other machines. Recently, the 'Fully Automatic CNC Under Floor Pit Wheel Lathe Machine' was set up at the campus, which would help to upkeep and repair the metro wheels. The speed at which new developments are taking place, only point towards the timely completion of the Kanpur Metro. Once completed, the facility shall surely bring great respite to daily commuters in the city.

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Lucknow's Transport Nagar Metro Depot hosts yoga sessions in honour of 7th Int'l Yoga Day!

The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation conducted a yoga session at the Transport Nagar Metro Depot on Monday, in honour of the 7th International Day of Yoga. As per reports, the activity lead under the guidance of UPMRC's Managing Director and an avid yoga practitioner, Shri Kumar Keshav.

The session was phased into a mixed online and offline format to ensure the norms of social distancing amid the pandemic rage. Resultantly, only limited personnel attended the on-ground session, while other employees enrolled on an online forum to join the activity from their homes.

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Dilapidated buildings around proposed underground tunnel of Kanpur Metro to be repaired

After the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation's officials deployed consistent interventions to establish elevated stations of Kanpur Metro, efforts for the underground stretch are gradually gearing up. As per the latest reports, the authorities will execute steps for the repair and restoration of dilapidated buildings around the proposed underground metro tunnel from Chunniganj to Nayaganj. Reportedly, a survey was conducted for this purpose on Monday and the work shall be started soon.

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Offering a ride cheaper than autos & e-rickshaws, Lucknow Metro is your budget travel companion!

Bringing to Lucknowites a renovated system for local travel, the Lucknow Metro has become a part and parcel of the city within 4 years of its inception. With a list of proactive measures that the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation has implemented to beat the pandemic block, the Lucknow Metro recently registered the fastest recovery in ridership post the COVID lockdown. Now, it has added another feather to its cap emerging as the cheapest means of local travel, leaving behind autos & e-rickshaws in terms of low-costs.

Almost 75% lower costs than an auto-fare

According to the latest information released by UPMRC, Lucknow Metro charges less from its commuters than the other means of public transport, like- e-rickshaw & auto. While e-rickshaw and autos may cost ₹8.33 and ₹10.26 respectively for a km of your journey, Lucknow metro offers a ride at a much lower price of ₹2.56. However, it is important to note that these figures have been computed for a journey stretching over 9 Km.

After the revival of the metro during the pandemic, UPMRC became the first in the nation to implement UV-ray token sanitisation and now, it is slated to use the UV-based disinfection method for its coaches too. While these initiatives speak of the multiple ways in which Lucknow metro cares for its passenger's wellbeing, the information about it being the cheapest only adds to its attractions.

Safe parking lots for your vehicles, assuring you a care-free travel

Lucknow metro not just considers your safety as its topmost priority but safeguards your vehicles too in its station campuses. The parking facilities available at different stations keep a watch on your vehicles through CCTV cameras assuring you, a care-free metro ride. The parking lots are available as part of the building complexes at many stations including- Mawaiyya, Indira Nagar, Munshipulia, Transport Nagar, etc. Additionally, K.D. Singh Babu Stadium, Hazratganj, Alambagh and Bhootnath metro stations have well-established parking facilities in their surrounding areas.

While a number of metro travel systems across the country have garnered humongous public footfall in the previous decade, your experience in Lucknow is assuredly going to be a more comfortable one. With lesser crowding and well-managed stations, Lucknow metro not only guarantees you cost-effective travel but a soothing one too. Already hailed as the city's pride, it is not a long time ahead when Lucknow metro will become the backbone of the local travel system in the city.

Dynamically escalating ridership of Lucknow Metro returns to normal

Lucknow Metro resumed services on September 7 after almost 5 months of lockdown due to the coronavirus. In a matter of 2 weeks, the public transports system has picked pace in the city, corresponding close to its pre-COVID-era standards and ridership. The Lucknow District Magistrate appreciated the Operations and Maintenance team with the credit for restoring this quick normalcy with their constant and innovative efforts.

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