Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) The Lucknow Metro developed a snag on its maiden commercial run on Wednesday. Also Read - Thanks to Karnataka Police, Woman Reunited With Her 9-Month-Old Son After He Was Left Abandoned
Many passengers, who had taken the inaugural run of the train, were stuck between Mawaiyya and Durgapuri stations for over 30 minutes. The snag has been attributed to a glitch in the traction pump. Also Read - Swanky Makeover: Railway Ministry Shares Glimpses of Futuristic New Delhi Railway Station | See Photos
While several passengers said they enjoyed the metro ride, there were many who aired their disappointment as they missed their onward trains and some were stranded in the coach with the gates not opening. Also Read - Wait Over! Tesla Finally Enters India as it Registers Office in Bengaluru; Karnataka CM Tweets Welcome to Elon Musk
The snag developed around 6:38 a.m. Many school going children were also spotted stranded inside a metro train.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the first phase of the Lucknow Metro Rail on Tuesday. They also took a ride on the 8.5 km stretch along with Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and other dignitaries.
There are eight stations on the stretch, starting from Transport Nagar to Charbagh station.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed.