LUCKNOW: The DPR of the Blue Line of the Metro will be sent to the government on Wednesday. The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has completed its preparations. After the approval of the government, the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) will start the final survey work of Vasant Kunj from Charbagh. With this, the final alignment will also be made. This work is expected to take one month. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had sent the DPR of the Vasant Kunj (Blue Line) portion of the Lucknow metro and four months before the LMRC was prepared two months ago. After this LMRC had kept it in sanction to the Metro Board meeting in Chennai.

route map of Lucknow metro
route map of Lucknow metro (photo: LMRC)

It was approved at the board meeting but the minutes were not released. Minutes of the meeting were released from Delhi yesterday. In the evening the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation got its minutes. The work of the LMRC was halted without the minutes. Now with the minutes, the LMRC will send the proposal to the state government for its DPR approval. All the metro stations will be set in the survey. Also, it will also know which key will be taken for its land. LMRC MD Kumar Keshav said that after final approval of the DPR, the work of final alignment will start.

MD Kumar Keshav said that after final approval of the DPR, the work of final alignment will start.

The 17th metro train has left for Lucknow. 17th train from the factory of Alstrom located in Sri City, Chennai, has been sent on July 8. It is expected to reach Lucknow by July 22. Three trains will survive after its arrival. So far, 16 trains have been reached in LRRC’s Transport Nagar based depot. LMRC is buying 20 trains from Alstrom. LMRC MD Kumar Keshav said that all the 20 trains will come by September.

LMRC MD Kumar Keshav said that all the 20 trains will come by September.

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