Lucknow: The board of directors of Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation approved floating of tenders for civil, pre-engineered building and electrical and mechanical works for Transport Nagar Train Depot in the North-South corridor, on Wednesday. The depot will have four lines for daily maintenance of trains, for washing, inspection, repair and stabling (parking of trains).
All trains will arrive in the depot each night for cleaning and repair work. Officials said the depot is to be made ready for receiving and commissioning of trains in time for opening of the priority corridor. The last date of submission for the depot’s tender will be March 23.
The board, chaired by the chief secretary, also agreed to the need of hiring in LMRC more experts with rich experience in the fields of electrical, traction, signalling, telecom and track, etc, for taking up system works for the N-S corridor.
Also, 50 lakh shares of Rs 100 each were issued to the state government with the approval of board members against the equity share money given by the state government in the financial year 2014-15. The board approved the fixation of remuneration of statutory auditor for FY 2014-15.