Lucknow, India (Urban Transport News): The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (UPMRC) has planned to celebrate the completion of 2 years of commencement of the commercial run of Lucknow Metro on the North-South corridor on the 8th of March 2021. On this occasion, lots of exciting offers are in store for those travelling by metro on that day.
For starters, the metro ride will be absolutely free for all those metro commuters who hold a GoSmart card and will be travelling by Metro on the 8th of March 2021, valid only for Women's day.
Lucknow Metro cares for the health and well being of its commuters and so there is also a health camp set up for pathological tests like sugar, blood pressure and many other tests at slashed down rates at Hazratganj metro station, Alambagh Metro Station, Indira Nagar Metro station and Munshi Pulia Metro station.
In the evening, the commuters will get to try their luck by spinning the ‘Fortune Wheel’ at Hazratganj Metro Station between 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM on the 8th of March. They can win exciting gifts like the metro toy train, GoSmart cards, Pens, Fridge Magnets, and many other gifts. The chance to spin the wheel will be on a first come first serve basis.
"It is a proud achievement for Lucknow Metro that more than 3 crore passengers have availed of our services till date even when the metro operations were briefly shut due to Covid-19 pandemic. The organization will felicitate its 3 crores passenger and top 3 GoSmart card users with the highest recharge value on the same day. There will also be a face-mask distribution ceremony by a prominent club in association with UP Metro," said an official release.
Underprivileged students from 'Vigyan Foundation' would also participate in a painting competition with the theme 'Metro of my dreams'.
As the occasion of our anniversary coincides with Women's day, there will be a special train ride of women police constables accompanied by ACP Kakori and their address and interaction would be held at Hazratganj Metro Station.
The commuters will also get to enjoy chocolates on that occasion. Beautiful rangoli designs will be displayed by college-going students at various metro stations which is sure to lift up your spirits.
Metro commuters will also get to enjoy a live music band performance at Hazratganj Metro station in the evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation said, “Lucknow Metro has always catered to the needs and satisfaction of its commuters and kept their well-being at utmost priority. We thank our proud passengers for showing their trust in us. It is a small gesture on our part to express our gratitude towards our metro travelers.”
It is to be mentioned that Lucknow Metro has been relentlessly serving the people of Lucknow for two years. Lucknow Metro’s commercial run commenced on 8th March 2019 and it completes the second anniversary of the commercial run on the North-South Corridor.