Friday, September 29, 2017

Missed flight due to stranded Metro, man sues Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation

Lucknow: Barely 20 days after Lucknow Metro was flagged off, a passenger has filed a case against it in the consumer court.
In the complaint against Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC), the passenger, Gaurav Tripathi, has alleged that the stoppage of the train midway on the inaugural day caused him to miss his flight and a business deal resulting in heavy financial loss. He has demanded Rs 5 lakh as compensation from LMRC.
This is probably the first time that a passenger has approached a consumer court seeking compensation from a Metro.
The incident is of September 6, when Lucknow Metro was flagged for public run.The train which departed Charbagh station around 6.15am got stuck between Mawaiya and Durgapuri sta tions after 15-20 mi nutes because of a technical snag.
29/09/17 Times of India