Travelling With Life
From Hazratganj intersection in Lucknow city, four Indian National Highways originate,viz,NH-24 to Delhi,NH-25 to Raksa, Jhansi(M.P. Border), NH-56 to Varanasi and NH-28 to Mokama (Bihar).
The major bus terminus is Dr.Bhimrao Ambedkar bus station at Alambagh. It has all modern facilities and is the main inter and intrastate terminal. Another important bus station is at Kaiserbagh. Earlier, another bus terminus operated at Charbagh, directly in front of the main railway station, but has now been re-established as a city bus depot. The move was taken to remove congestion in front of the railway station.
After only a year in operation, compressed natural gas (CNG) buses have reportedly made a significant improvement to air quality in the city of LucknowCNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa a division of Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC).
Life On Rail Track
The Lucknow division is headed by Divisional Railway Manger (DRM). On April 23, 1867, the 47 mile Lucknow-Kanpur section was opened for traffic. This became part of the Oudh Rohilkhand Railway. The present Lucknow division, in 1925 was part of East Indian Railway till 1952. It caters to the Rail transport requirement of the most populous state of the country, serving 13 districts of Uttar Pradesh, with a total route kilometer age of 1458.94, through 194 stations.
The city is served by several Railway stations in different parts. The main railway station is Lucknow Railway Station at Charbagh. It has an interesting structure built in 1923, based on mughal building style. The main terminal belongs to Northern Railway(NR)division of Indian Railways and the second terminal is run by the North Eastern Railway (NER). Lucknow is a major junction with links to all major cities of the state and country. Lucknow has a further thirteen railway stations viz. Alamnagar, Malhaur, Utretia, Transport Nagar, Dilkhusha, Gomti Nagar, Badshahnagar, Manak Nagar, Amausi, Aishbagh junction, Lucknow City, Daliganj and Mohibullapur. Now meter gauge services originate from Aishbagh and connect to Lucknow city, Daliganj and Mohibullapur. Except Mohibullapur all the stations are also connected to Broad gauge. All the stations are within city limits and are well connected.
Located about 20 km away from the city, the Lucknow International Airport or Amausi International Airport connects the capital city of Uttar Pradesh with some of the major cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Varanasi and Kolkata by direct Lucknow flights. The Lucknow Airport with a runway of about 7,835 feet, lies at an elevation of 400 ft and is a hub of both International and domestic flights.
There are 9 nonstop flights per week departing from Lucknow, IN. There are over 15 long haul flights per week from Lucknow, IN. There are over 15 international flights per week from Lucknow, IN. The smallest commercial aircraft flying out of Lucknow, IN is a CRJ with 50 seats. Over 10,981 passengers can travel out of Lucknow, IN every week. Lucknow, IN has 45 medium sized aircraft departing each week. The longest flight from Lucknow, IN is 2,640 miles. The largest aircraft flying out of Lucknow, IN is a 32S with 199 seats.
Local transport in Lucknow is easily available round the clock and rest assured that you would never have a problem with moving around in Lucknow. There are a variety of options to choose from for moving around here and there. In Lucknow, local transportation is very affordable and the most convenient way to explore this city. In order to know more about the various means of public transport in Lucknow, read the information given in the following lines.
The best way to get around the city, however, is on a horse cart (tonga and ekka) that can crusade through narrow lanes and costs little.
Tonga usually take there route near Bada Imam Bara and Chowk ,The Nawabi ride always results in pleasurable moment.
The horse cart race or the ‘tonga race’ is an event reminding of egendary royalty in the City of Nawabs on Sunday.
Life On A Rickshaw
The cycle rickshaw is a popular transportation device in many parts of India,In Lucknow the narrow lanes are filled with the cries of the rickshaw pullers which are an essential part and parcel of lives. they are the fundamental mode of transport which flow like blood in the veins like streets of Lucknow,It gives employment to the diaspora of the rural areas
LPG-POWERED LIFE auto Rickshaws
LPG-POWERED auto-rickshaws made their debut in the City of Nawabs today, with three of the three-seater vehicles being delivered to unemployed youths. This marks the beginning of ensuring an eco-friendly transport system in the city.
The auto-rickshaws minimisd the cost of travel to about 83 paise per kilometre, besides reducing the pollution level. At present petrol auto-rickshaws ply between Charbagh-Gomtinagar, Charbagh-Aliganj, Charbagh-Mahanagar and Charbagh-Indiranagar. These routes otherwise carried the maximum load of public transport system, including tempo-taxis and buses. As a result, the pollution level in the city was highest in these areas.