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: 0 km | Under Construction: 11.88 km | Approved: 10.958 km | Proposed: 11.098 km

North-South line: CCS Airport – Munshi Pulia – 22.878 km
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
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 8.3 km elevated priority section from Transport Nagar to Lucknow Railway station (Charbagh) of the north-south line began on September 27 2014. Trials are expected to begin in December 2016 with commercial services slated to begin in February 2017. The tendering process for its 3.44 km underground section from Charbagh to KD Singh Babu Stadium has begun, and construction on it is expected to begin in May 2016.

Future Network: Phase 1

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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-XX Amausi – CCS Airport
(Underground – 2 km)
Yet to be Selected

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