Lucknow Metro – Information, Map & Updates

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The Lucknow Metro system is an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) being built to serve the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Phase 1 of the project consists of 2 lines totaling 33.976 km. Out of this, 9.99 km will be built underground in the heart of the city. Various announcements of what Phase 2 will look like have been made, but detailed planning for it is yet to begin.

Key Figures

Operational: 8.48 km | Under Construction: 13.398 km | Approved: 0 km | Proposed: 11.098 km

North-South line: CCS Airport – Munshi Pulia – 22.878 km
Status: Operational and Under Construction
Elevated: 19.438 km with 19 stations
Underground: 3.44 km with 3 stations

East-West line: Lucknow Railway Station (Charbagh) – Vasant Kunj – 11.098 km
Status: Proposed – LMRCL is revising its Detailed Project Report
Elevated: 4.548 km with 5 stations
Underground: 6.55 km with 7 stations

Note: Official line colors are yet to be announced.

Construction for the 8.5 km elevated ‘priority’ section from Transport Nagar to Lucknow Railway station (Charbagh) of the north-south line began on September 27 2014. Trial runs (testing) started in December 2016 and the line was inaugurated on September 5  2017 with commercial operations starting the next day.

The embedded map below shows the exact location of all stations and can be zoomed into!

Operational Network: Line-1

Under Construction Network: Line-1

Future Network: Phase 1

Key: Line-1 (Operational & Under Construction) | Line-2 (Proposed)

North-South line
CCS Airport, Amausi, Transport Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Singar Nagar, Alambagh, Alambagh Bus Station, Mawaiya, Charbagh Railway Station, Lucknow Railway Station, KKC, Hussain Ganj, Sachivalaya, Hazrat ganj, K.D. Singh Stadium, Vishwavidyalaya, IT Chauraha, Badshahbagh, Badshah Nagar, Lekhraj Market, Ramsagar Mishra Nagar, Indira Nagar & Munshi Pulia

East-West line:
Lucknow Railway Station (Charbagh), Gautam Buddha Marg, Aminabad, Pandey Gunj, Lucknow City Rly. Stn, Medical Chauraha, Nawajganj, Thakurganj, Balaganj, Sarfarazganj, Musabagh & Vasant Kunj

List of Major Contractors

Contract Details Contractor
LKGC-01 General Consultancy Services Ayesa-KRNA-Aarvee-Geodata
LKDD-01 Detailed Design Consultant Systra Consulting
LKRS-01 80 Coaches (Rolling Stock) & Signalling System Alstom India
LKS-01 Automatic Fare Collection System Datamatics & Mikroelektronika
LKS-02 Telecommunications Larsen & Toubro
LKT-05 Ballastless Tracks Kalindee
LKCC-01 Transport Nagar – Charbagh
(Elevated: 8.48 km +
1 km extn to Amausi)
Larsen & Toubro
LKCC-02 Mawaiya Bridge over IR lines SP Singla
LKCC-03 Transport Nagar Depot Sam India Build Well
LKCC-06 Charbagh – KD Singh Babu
(Underground – 3.44 km)
Tata – Gülermak
LKCC-07 KD Singh Babu – Munshipulia
(Elevated – 8.63 km)
Larsen & Toubro
LKCC-05 Amausi – CCS Airport
(Underground – 2 km)
Sam India

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