Calcutta Metro
West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.19

In manual mode, door woes for Metro

The problem of doors of East-West Metro trains not aligning with platform screen doors persists despite repeated trials, sources said on Monday.The East-West Metro corridor, which will stretch between...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.18

Airport-Barasat metro line back to life

By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Metro rake on way to Calcutta from China

Consignment: Calcutta Metro’s first foreign-made rake Origin: Dalian, China Status: In transit...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.18

Calcutta metro pillar gene stored in QR code

Newly built pillars of Metro projects are being QR-coded with their construction DNA for quick reference, unlike older infrastructure with sketchy or no technical details available to engineers when t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.19

Metro reduces weekday trips

Metro Railway will run 284 trains on weekdays instead of 300 from Monday till further notice, potentially affecting peak-hour service frequency by around two minutes. The reason cited by the transport...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.19

Leaking roofs throw new trains off track

A brand new Metro train that was pressed into service last week had to be pulled out of operation for its leaking roof, a problem that has plagued the older coaches as well.One of the trains made by t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Tallah bridge snarl pain felt elsewhere

The ban on buses and heavy goods vehicles on the Tallah bridge is taking its toll on Metro with train passengers experiencing a “stampede-like situation”. Commuters accessing thoroughfares includi...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.19

Calcutta Metro checks trade licence

A team of Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) officials on Saturday began checking trade licence certificates of traders who claim to have shops in Bowbazar’s cradle of subsidence.The team, armed ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.20

Making headway

Two cranes bring down one of the 104 piers of the rail tracks between Calcutta airport and Dum Dum Cantonment on Friday night to remove encroachments on the Noapara-Airport Metro project route.The cir...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.19

Girl demands apology from Calcutta Metro

By Debraj Mitra and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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