Lucknow Metro LMRC

Lucknow Metro (LMRC) is a Mass Rapid Transit System being construct to serve the city of Nawabs Lucknow. It is located on state of India Uttar Pradesh. The services on Lucknow Metro commenced on 5th September 2017. The Lucknow Metro project is considered as the most expensive transport system in Uttar Pradesh.

In Lucknow metro there are two lines.i.e. Lucknow Metro Red Line which is the operational Line and second one is Blue Line. The Red Line is fully operated to commuters on 9 March 2019. The Phase 1A (Red Line) covers a distance of 22.87 km with 22 stations. It is the eighth longest operational metro network in India after the Delhi Metro, Hyderabad Metro, Chennai Metro, Namma Metro, Noida Metro, Kolkata Metro and Kochi Metro.

Lucknow Metro Quick Info

Owner: Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation
Serving Cities: Lucknow
Number of Lines: 1
Headquarters: Gomti Nagar
Started Operations in: 2017
Daily Timings: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Fare: ₹ 10–60

Lucknow Metro Lesser Known Facts

  • Lucknow Metro is the fastest metro system in India, in terms of construction time
  • Another line is pipeline to intersect the Red Line at Charbagh Railway Metro Station
  • Approximately 20,000 tonnes of steel supplied by Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) for just the first section (8.5 km) of the Red Line
  • Ex-Delhi Metro Managing Director E Sreedharan served as principal advisor
  • Lucknow Metro Stations studded with images displaying the city’s culture
  • Signage in English, Hindi and Urdu