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Lucknow Metro stns to go underground in Phase-2

LUCKNOW: More than half of the new Metro stations to return up in the second one phase are going to be underground.
On the proposed 11.2km east-west hall of Lucknow Metro from Charbagh to Vasantkunj, seven of 12 stations shall be underground.

While a 4.3km stretch of the hall shall be elevated, 6.9km shall be underground.

The plan was once finalized by Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) on Monday after studying a contemporary overview report which said that the stretch was once on a highway with top site visitors float and not more availability of land for stations.

The survey also assessed that the selection of passengers on the hall shall be around 60,000, which is not up to 80,000 projected previous within the detailed mission report. As a end result, LMRC has decided to run trains with 3 coaches as an alternative of 4 as deliberate previous. The elevated stations of the E-W hall shall be Vasantkunj, Musabagh, Sarfarazganj and Balaganj, while underground stations shall be Thakurganj, Nawazganj, Medical College crossing, City railway station, Pandeyganj, Aminabad and Gautam Buddha Marg.

Stations built on the E-W hall would be smaller in size in comparison to the north-south hall. The elevated constructions would be built using single-pillar generation and lighter by the use of ducts shall be used.

Land required for the development of E-W hall is around 43 acre. Of this, 36 acre is government-owned and the remainder is owned by non-public people. The proposed cost of the mission assessed by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is Rs 4,538 crore. The E-W hall could be finished by September 2023, supplied it will get approval from the Centre this 12 months.

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