On day 1, Lucknow Metro halts after technical glitch, passengers excavated

Updated: 07 September, 2017 18:21 IST

The newly inaugurated metro train was stuck near Durgapuri station due to technical glitch in Lucknow on Wednesday. People in the metro services on its first day were taken aback that triggered panic among passengers. The passengers had to be evacuated midway on to the tracks after they started complaining of suffocation and high temperature inside the compartments. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh flagged off Lucknow Metro with much fan fare on Tuesday.

First Published: 06 September, 2017 21:44 IST