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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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Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Crowd surge on first day minus Metro e-passes

Metro Railway ferried around 1.92 lakh passengers on Monday, the most since the resumption of commercial services on September 14 and the first day without e-passes. For the past several weekdays, th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.01.21

Metro e-pass out from Monday

Metro passengers will not need an e-pass to enter a station, starting Monday. “From January 18, no e-passes will be required for travel in Metro,” the carrier said in a statement. &ldquo...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Stalker on Calcutta Metro arrested

A 26-year-old woman who said a man had been stalking her and touching her inappropriately on Metro trains over the past two months got her alleged harasser arrested on Monday. The woman raised the al...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patuli

Calcutta  /  Published 12.01.21

Stalker on Calcutta Metro arrested

A 26-year-old woman who said a man had been stalking her and touching her inappropriately on Metro trains over the past two months got her alleged harasser arrested on Monday.  The woman raised ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patuli

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Sealdah-Sector V Metro by end-2021

Metro trains should run between Sealdah and Sector V in the East-West corridor by the end of 2021, general manager Manoj Joshi said on Wednesday. “Sealdah station should be ready and commercial...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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