Lucknow is a state capital in India that boasts a functional metro network since 2017. Apart from providing the citizens with a great source of connectivity, the Lucknow Metro has also made a positive impact on the real estate of the city. With plans to improve Lucknow’s Metro connectivity with additional proposed lines, it becomes pertinent to be aware of the present and upcoming Lucknow Metro network.
Lucknow Metro: Key facts about the operational network
|SPV||Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation|
|Estimated cost||Rs 6,928 crore|
|Start of work||September 2014|
|Operational network||23 km|
|Travel time||Approximately 40 minutes|
Lucknow Metro route map
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See also: Kanpur Metro: Route, map, stations, news, project status and tenders
List of Lucknow Metro stations
- CCS Airport
- Transport Nagar
- Krishna Nagar
- Singar Nagar
- Alambagh Bus Station
- Hussein Ganj
- Hazrat Ganj
- KD Singh Stadium
- IT Chauraha
- Badhshah Nagar
- Lekhraj Market
- Bhootnath Market
- Indira Nagar
Lucknow Metro timing
The first metro on the route starts at 6 AM and the last metro runs at 11 PM. The headway during peak hours is 5 minutes and 30 seconds.
Lucknow Metro fare
|Number of stations travelled||Fare|
|18 and more||Rs 60|
Smart card users can avail of a 10% discount on ticket prices.
Lucknow Metro proposed network
Line 1 Extension
Route: From Munshipulia to Jankipuram
Route: From Charbagh to Vasant Kunj
Length: 11 km
Number of stations: 12
Names of stations: Gautam Buddha Marg, Aminabad, Pandeyganj, City Railway Station, Medical College Chauraha, Nawazganj, Thakurganj, Balaganj, Sarfrazganj, Musabagh, Vasant Kunj.
Line 2 Extension
Route: From Charbagh to Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences.
Route: From IIM Lucknow to Rajajipuram.
Section 1: Indiranagar to CG City South.
Section 2: Airport to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium.
Section 3: Secretariat to CG City South.
See also: Lucknow Kanpur Expressway: Status, route map and details