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UPMRC win at 12th Urban Mobility India Conference and Expo 2019

The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited won the award for Best Urban Mass Transit Project for being the fastest constructed, executed and implemented metro project in India

Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (UPMRC) was awarded in the category of Best Urban Mass Transit Project for its commendable initiatives in being the fastest constructed, executed and implemented metro project in the country with innovations in energy saving, promotion and awareness campaigns, route rationalisation and last mile connectivity at the 12th Urban Mobility India Conference and Expo 2019 held earlier this month at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow organised by Institute of Urban Transport (India). The main theme of the three-day conference and expo organised by IUT was ' Accessible and  liveable cities'.

Dinesh Sharma, deputy chief minister, Uttar Pradesh, presented the award to Kumar Keshav, managing director, UPMRC for Best Urban Mass Transit Project

Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Formerly Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation Limited) commenced its revenue operations on 8th March 2019 for a 23kms long North-South Corridor (Phase-1A) from CCS Airport to Munshipuliya, within a time span of less than four-and-a-half years - which is a record in itself. The project provides seamless connectivity between stations and three different transport stations hubs/modes.

The stations as well as the metro trains have been designed keeping in mind the cultural heritage of the city.

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