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Lucknow metro map guide 2022 ( Updated)

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

LineLength (Km)StationsStarting Point – End Point
Red22.821CCS Airport – Munshipulia
Lucknow metro lines

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.

Chaudhary Charan Singh International AirportChaudhary Charan Singh International Airport
Transport Nagar
Krishna Nagar
Singar Nagar
Alambagh Bus StationAlambagh Bus Station
DurgapuriLucknow Junction Railway Station; Aishbagh Railway Station
CharbaghCharbagh Railway Station; Lucknow Junction Railway Station
KD Singh Stadium
Lucknow University
IT College
Lucknow metro station

Stations on Red Line

Badshah Nagar
Lekhraj Market
Bhootnath Market
Indira Nagar
red line station

Top Attractions Connected by Red Line

AttractionNearest StationDistance from Nearest Station (Km)
Dream World Amusement ParkKrishna Nagar1.9
State MuseumSachivalaya1.6
HazratganjHazratganj Market0
Begum Hazrat Mahal ParkKD Singh Stadium0.5
The ResidencyKD Singh Stadium1.3
Chattar ManzilKD Singh Stadium1
Safed BaradariKD Singh Stadium0.6
Shaheed SmarakKD Singh Stadium1.4
Hanuman Setu MandirKD Singh Stadium0.9
Indira Gandhi PlanetariumKD Singh Stadium2.1
Bhootnath TempleBhootnath Market0.4
Wave MallIndira Nagar0.9
Kukrail ForestMunshipulia3.6
top aatraction connected

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

Lucknow metro map 2022