KANPUR, INDIA (Metro Rail News): Keeping in view the objective of conducting a trial run of the metro on 15th November 2021, the Managing Director of UPMRC, Shri Kumar Keshav, today reviewed the progress of ongoing works at Motijheel, Rawatpur and Geetanagar metro stations under Priority Corridor of Kanpur Metro along with the Receiving Sub Station (RSS) and Metro Depot.
They express satisfaction over the speed of work, “Civil work under Priority Corridor has been completed up to 95 per cent. The trial run of metro will be on 15th November 2021 instead of 30th November 2021. The work of Kanpur Metro’s Priority Corridor was commenced on 15th November 2019. While the target to start the operation of the metro services for Kanpur residents is by the end of January 2022. The work of the entire system on the corridor is progressing in parallel,” said Shri. Kumar Keshav, MD, UPMRC.
UP Metro is moving ahead in a time-bound manner towards the trial run on the priority section in November 2021. Before the trial run, the metro will be tested on the track at 90 kmph, while the average speed of Metro operation will be 80 kmph.