During an event celebrating “Lucknow Metro Diwas” on Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath declared that the state government is planning on building metro stations in other cities as well. He was celebrating the one-year completion of Lucknow Metros in the state capital.
The Chief Minister was quoted as saying by ANI, “Metro is not just a better transport system for the public, but also a status symbol that our city is a metro city.”
He added, “Now three cities of the state have metro connectivity – Lucknow, Ghaziabad and Noida. We will connect more cities with metro.”
The CM launched a metro app which will aid the commuters in recharging their Metro GoSmart cards. The app will also be helpful in finding the nearest Metro station, fares, metro timings and directions, reported NDTV.
UP CM divulged that a detailed plan for metros has been sent for Kanpur, Agra and Meerut.
Lucknow is among the ten cities that provide metro services, including Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad.