Calcutta Metro
Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Metro every 7 to 9 minutes from today

Metro trains will run at an interval of seven to nine minutes for most of the day, once services for all resume on Friday. The first trains will leave the terminal stations of Dakshineswar and Kavi S...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.21

Calcutta Metro service to resume on weekdays

Metro train services will resume in a limited manner from Friday as part of the Bengal government’s latest relaxations to the pandemic-induced stricter restrictions, most of which have been exte...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.21

Metro from 8am to 8pm with 50% capacity

Metro Railway will run 192 trains daily from Monday to Friday, the carrier said on Wednesday after the state government greenlighted its resumption from July 16. “Metro Railway service shall op...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.21

Metro commuters flout mask rule

“Less than 10 passengers have been fined on the entire north-south corridor for not wearing masks in the past week,” said an RPF officer. On the Rabindra Sadan-Rabindra Sarobar stretch, o...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.21

Power snag disrupts Metro services

Metro Railway services were disrupted for an hour on Friday morning because of a power snag at a substation near Central station. A substation receives power from CESC before feeding it to Metro stat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 24.02.21

Dakshineswar Metro makes commute a breeze for many

Sarabjit Singh, 32 Lives near Vikram Market in Dunlop, works with a real estate developer’s office near Tollygunge Phari Usual route: Auto from Dunlop to Noapara and then Metro Usual time: 75...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Metro: PM to unveil new line on Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the extension of Calcutta Metro's North-South Line from Noapara to Dakshineswar on Monday, an official said. The prime minister will flag off a train ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.02.21

Metro: passenger count dips 60%

Only about 40 per cent of the pre-pandemic number of passengers has been taking Metro trains even though the transportation system resumed operations from mid-September last year. The suburban trains,...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.02.21

Calcutta Metro waits, Nagpur runs

A train made in China had arrived in Calcutta in March 2019 to boost the ageing north-south Metro Railway fleet. The train has yet to start commercial runs. A train made by the same Chinese company r...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.21

Centre nod to underground Metro

The Centre has primarily agreed to a proposal by the Bengal government to construct the Metro stretch between New Barrackpore and Barasat underground, giving respite to the Trinamul Congress dispensat...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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