Lucknow: To promote the usage of the automatic Recharge Card Terminal Machine (RCTM) and the automatic Token Vending Machine (TVM) installed at Metro stations, the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) shall be undertaking a three day “special drive” from 8th February to 10th February 2018 at all the eight operational Metro stations between the Transport Nagar and the Charbagh.
According to press release, during this special drive LMRC shall be selling the single journey travel tokens and recharging the ‘GoSmart’ travel cards for passengers through the automatic Recharge Card Terminal Machine (RCTM) and the automatic Token Vending Machine (TVM) only. All Metro commuters shall be encouraged to purchase the tokens and recharge their smart cards through these terminals during this period.
The Ticket Operating Machine (TOM) meant for manual sale of tokens/smart cards at all Metro stations will be closed throughout the commercial revenue hours during the three day period. As such, there will be no manual sell of tickets through these counters and the Metro commuters will have to purchase the single journey token and recharge their smart card through these automatic machines installed at Metro stations.
LMRC has deputed sufficient Metro staff and the Customer Relation Assistant (CRA) at the RCTM/TVM at all Metro stations. They will facilitate, guide, educate and help all Metro commuters in getting token or recharging their ‘GoSmart’ card through these terminals.
This drive is being carried out by Lucknow Metro in order to educate and aware the Metro users for inculcating a habit among themselves for using the automatic services for a smarter way of travel in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh.