Cabinet approves Lucknow Metro Rail Project Phase-1A

Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Lucknow Metro Rail Project Phase - 1 A. It will cover a length of 22.878 km with 22 stations. The cost of the project will be Rs. 6,928 crore which will be supported by Government of India with Rs.1,300 crore in the form of equity and subordinate debt. The Project will be implemented by Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC), which will be reconstituted into a 50:50 jointly owned company of Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. 
Out of the total route length of 22.878 km, elevated route will be 19.438 km while underground route length will be 3.440 km. with total 19 elevated and three underground metro stations. The metro train will ply between Chowdhary Charan Singh Airport and Munshi Pulia. The project will come under the legal framework of the Metro Railways (Construction of Works) Act, 1978; the Metro Railways (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002; and the Railways Act, 1989, as amended from time to time.


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