In lucknow, the lucknow Metro is a proposal for the setting up of the transit system of high speed, that was supposed to be completed and made functional by Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation Limited (LMRC).
It was Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) which made an initial enquiry for looking into the feasibility of the train. And then provided the Detailed project Report or DPR to the state government for getting the required approval. LDA Vice Chairman, Mr. Mukesh Meshram, has agreed to the receipt of a letter that has come from DMRC for preparing the DPR which is supposed to be submitted within 9 months. The consultants for the projects would be from DMRC who would be paid a fee of Rs. Four crores.
There will be two corridors in which the lucknow metro track will be running- East West and South North.
North South Corridor:
This corridor from the North to the South will be about 14 kms in length and the origin will be from the Amausi Airport and the route will take through Vidhan Sabha, Alambagh, Krishnanagar, hazratganj, Hussainganj, Lucknow Unviersity, Parivartan Chowk, mahanagar, IT chowk and a few other areas before completing in Munshi Pulia in Indira nagar.
Gomti Nagar Link:
The east west corridor is about 27 kms and starts from Gomti nagar, passing though places such as Jawahar Bhawan, Wazir Hasan road, hazratganj and aminabad which is now merged after joining with the sector 13 in Rajajipuram.
East West Corridor:
The official Meshram had said that the consultants would be studying the program and then they would assess the train stations and decide which portions will have underground network and those which will run above sea limit. Cost of making this corridor a favourte among the public has not yet been declared and the cost up to the 60 percent will be provided by the state government and 40% will be provided by the urdan development wing of government of india.