Delegates of the United States from Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) today came for a visit to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC). They visited the Administrative Office of Lucknow Metro where they were welcomed by Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director; other Directors and senior officials of the Corporation.
Mr Garry Rosenfeld and his team first visited the Workshop Cum Inspection Bay Line at the Depot where they saw the Lucknow Metro Rolling Stock (Metro Train) and the world-class maintenance facilities available at the Workshop. He appreciated the Managing Director for achieving such a milestone in a stipulated period of time and mentioned that a project of this magnitude will take 10-12 years for completion in the United States.
The Managing Director also briefed them on the unique design and special features of the Lucknow Metro Train which is a combination of old and modern Lucknow. They also visited the Operations Control Centre (OCC) of LMRC located at the Depot Control Centre (DCC) building inside the Depot premises. They were also briefed about the Receiving Sub–Station (RSS), Security Control Room, Centre of Excellence for Training (CoET) etc. They were very much impressed by the standards and the world-class facilities of the Metro depot and appreciated the stupendous efforts of the team.
During their visit, they also took a train ride from CCS Airport Metro Station to Hazaratganj Metro Station where they viewed the magnificent artwork depicted on the walls.
Mr Grey Rosenfeld congratulated Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director and the whole team for achieving such a stiff target in record time. He conveyed his best wishes for the inauguration of the commercial run of Metro in the coming days.
Source: Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.