There were no lights and no air-conditioning either when the train stopped near Mavaiya.
Passengers, excited about their first trip on the much- awaited metro, were stuck till a team of the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) came to their rescue. The passengers were taken out from the back through the emergency exit.
"There was some fault in this traction and we are working on it. All trains are plying on the other parallel track," an LMRC official said.
The 8.5-km 'priority corridor' runs from Transport Nagar to Charbagh in the city.