Lucknow: His Excellency Mr. Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India today came for a visit to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC). He visited the Transport Nagar Metro Depot where he was welcomed by Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director; other Directors and senior officials of the Corporation.
Mr. Ziegler first visited the Workshop Cum Inspection Bay Line at the Depot where he saw the Lucknow Metro Rolling Stock (Metro Train) and the world class maintenance facilities available at the Workshop. The Managing Director explained him about the uniqueness and the characteristics of the state-of-the-art ‘Green’ Depot’ and the facilities inside the Depot.
The Managing Director also briefed the Ambassador on the unique design and special features of the Lucknow Metro Train which is a combination of old and modern Lucknow. During his visit, he planted a tree sapling inside the Depot to make it a memorable visit.
The French Ambassador also visited the Operations Control Centre (OCC) of LMRC located at the Depot Control Centre (DCC) building inside the Depot premises. He was also briefed about the Receiving Sub –Station (RSS), Security Control Room, Centre of Excellence for Training (CoET) etc. He was very much impressed by the standards and the world class facilities of the Metro depot and appreciated the stupendous efforts of the team.
Mr. Ziegler congratulated Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director and the whole team for achieving such a stiff target in a record time. He conveyed his best wishes for the inauguration of the commercial run of Metro in the coming days.