Lucknow: Through a press release, the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) said that they received the much awaited technical clearance of its Rolling Stock (Metro Train) today from the Ministry of Railways, Government of India. The Lucknow Metro Train (Rolling Stock) has been given an approval by the Ministry to operate at a maximum speed of 80 km/hr.
In this connection, LMRC had submitted its paper to the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) on 30th March, 2017 from where it was forwarded to the Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety (CCRS) and then to the Railway Board, Ministry of Railways, Government of India for technical clearance.
RDSO had successfully completed the oscillation trials of the metro trains on 9th March, 2017. Later, on 29th March, 2017, the RDSO had awarded a speed certificate to LMRC train for a maximum speed of 80 km/hr.
After technical clearance Lucknow Metro now only needs safety clearance from the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) to start the Metro Rail services for public in the Capital.