Kanpur Metro Operations To Begin On 28th December 2021

Kanpur Metro Operations To Begin On 28th December 2021

The time has finally come for Kanpurites to set their step in the newly functional Kanpur
metro and experience quick and fuss free travel.
In a major development in this regard, Janak
Kumar Garg, the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) granted the No Objection
Certificate (NOC) on Friday for metro services to start for the public along the 9 km Priority
Section of Kanpur Metro Rail Project that has been constructed between IIT Kanpur and Moti
Jheel. The stretch has nine elevated metro stations.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the revenue operations on 28th December
in an inaugural ceremony that will also be attended by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. After
this, passenger services will start from 29th December.

The 9 km route has 9 stations, each at a distance of 1 km with all of them at the elevated
track. Ticket counter will be at the first floor of the station and the train will depart from the
second floor. Apart from this, all necessary facilities regarding travel will be made available
at the station.

The prices of tickets range from Rs. 10 to Rs. 30 with Rs. 10 for travelling from one metro
station to another, Rs. 15 for travelling up to two stations, Rs. 20 for 3 to six stations and Rs.
30 for travelling up to seven or more stations.

The efforts and hard work of UPMRC along with all the associated contractors, vendors and
labourers have been lauded by Managing Director Keshav Kumar
and Kanpur metro is all set
to serve Kanpurites from 6:00 a.m. on 29th December.