LUCKNOW (Metro Rail News): Lucknow Metro has tied up with Rapido Bike, India’s Largest Bike Taxi Platform, for providing last-mile connectivity that’s convenient, safe, accessible and economical. The Rapido kiosk, a symbol of the official tie-up with Lucknow Metro was inaugurated today by Shri Kumar Keshav, MD, UPMRC at Hazratganj Metro Station. The inauguration took place in the presence of Shri Sushil Kumar, Director Operations-UPMRC, Tejpal Bhamboo, Area manager-Rapido UP, other senior officials, passengers and Rapido team.
“Rapido which is successfully operating in almost 100 cities including 15 cities of UP alone, is a gift of Lucknow Metro to its passengers. Passengers can conveniently book Rapido bike when they de-board from a metro train at any station and can avail the most convenient and economical connectivity even till their doorstep”, the UPMRC said.
Speaking on this occasion Mr Kumar Keshav, MD, UPMRC said, “We at UPMRC strive to work consistently to make daily commuting for metro passengers safe, comfortable & enjoyable. This is a unique initiative which will not only improve first & last mile connectivity but also boost our ridership figures in the long run. Rapido bike taxis service will not just be light on everyone’s’ pockets but will also provide connectivity even till your doorstep after you de-board at any Metro station. This partnership between UPMRC & Rapido will enhance mobility by connecting places with the Metro stations & vice-versa. I am hopeful that people will make the best use of this collaboration and for a convenient, fast and economical connectivity to and fro metro stations.”
Mr Mayank Agarwal, Head of Operations, Rapido said, “Our partnership with the UPMRC is an effective last-mile connectivity solution for the people of the city. Rapido will complement the State’s robust public transportation model making it more accessible, affordable and safe.