The Union Cabinet has approved Phase-1 A of the Lucknow Metro Rail Project, which would cover a length of 22.878 km with around 22 stations.
The project estimate cost is Rs 6, 928 crore, which will be supported by the centre with Rs 1,300 crore.
Project will be implemented by the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation. From the length of 22.878 Km, elevated route will be 19.438 Km.
While length of underground will be 3,440 Km with total 19 elevated and three underground metro stations.
Rail project in Lucknow will prove beneficial in overcoming the pollution. Aim of the project is providing aid to city’s vehicle population which is experiencing an increase of around 1.19 Lakh per year.