Akhilesh Yadav flags off trial run of Lucknow metro
Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav flagged off the trail run of the Lucknow Metro Rail on Thursday as Lucknow got its first discerns of metro service.
The test run, which has piloted by two women, took off from the elevated priority section of the Transport Nagar Metro Depot, near Amausi airport in Lucknow.
Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav was scheduled to commission the trail run around 11 am along with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
The metro train service will be available to public only after March 2017. “We have set March 26, 2017, as our revenue operations deadline, in other words, the commencement of service for the people,” said an LMRC officer