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Lucknow Metro Route Map Guide

Lucknow Metro is a modern rapid transit system serving the city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. Most of the system runs on elevated viaducts, while a small portion is underground. The trains, comprising 4 coaches, travel at a top speed of 90 km/h with a headway of 5 minutes. Standard gauge (1435 mm) tracks are used on the system, whereas 25 kilovolts of alternating current is supplied through overhead catenary. Currently, the system is used by just over 11,000 people on a daily basis.

Lucknow Metro Quick Info

  • Owner: Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation
  • Serving Cities: Lucknow
  • Number of Lines: 1
  • Headquarters: Gomti Nagar
  • Started Operations in: 2017
  • Daily Timings: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Fare: ₹10–60

Lucknow Metro Lines

Line  Length (Km) Stations Starting Point – End Point
Red 22.8 21 CCS Airport – Munshipulia

Lucknow Metro Red Line

The Red Line, which opened on September 5th, 2017, is the only operational line of Lucknow Metro. The roughly 23 km long line with 21 stations connects the south-western and north-eastern parts of the city, essentially linking its two busiest transit hubs. The trains consist of four coaches, and they have a maximum speed of 90 km/h and headway of 5 minutes. The Red Line uses standard gauge (1435 mm) tracks and 25 kilovolt alternating current fed into the trains by overhead catenary. All stations have artwork representing the city’s rich culture, including its famous attractions.

Stations on Red Line

Station Interchange/Connections
Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport
Transport Nagar  
Krishna Nagar  
Singar Nagar  
Alambagh Bus Station Alambagh Bus Station
Durgapuri Lucknow Junction Railway Station; Aishbagh Railway Station
Charbagh Charbagh Railway Station; Lucknow Junction Railway Station
KD Singh Stadium  
Lucknow University  
IT College  
Badshah Nagar  
Lekhraj Market  
Bhootnath Market  
Indira Nagar  

Top Attractions Connected by Red Line

Attraction Nearest Station Distance from Nearest Station (Km)
Dream World Amusement Park Krishna Nagar 1.9
State Museum Sachivalaya 1.6
Hazratganj Hazratganj Market 0
Begum Hazrat Mahal Park KD Singh Stadium 0.5
The Residency KD Singh Stadium 1.3
Chattar Manzil KD Singh Stadium 1
Safed Baradari KD Singh Stadium 0.6
Shaheed Smarak KD Singh Stadium 1.4
Hanuman Setu Mandir KD Singh Stadium 0.9
Indira Gandhi Planetarium KD Singh Stadium 2.1
Bhootnath Temple Bhootnath Market 0.4
Wave Mall Indira Nagar 0.9
Kukrail Forest Munshipulia 3.6

Lucknow Metro Lesser-Known Facts

  • Fastest metro system in India, in terms of construction time
  • Another line planned; to intersect the Red Line at Charbagh Railway Station
  • 20,000 tonnes of steel supplied by Steel Authority of India Limited for just the first section (8.5 km) of the Red Line
  • Ex-Delhi Metro Managing Director E Sreedharan served as principal advisor
  • Stations studded with images displaying the city’s culture
  • Signage in English, Hindi and Urdu

Lucknow Metro Route Map

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