Calcutta Metro
Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.20

Minimum Metro plea to Delhi

Bengal’s chief secretary wrote a letter to the Union home secretary on Tuesday requesting “a bare minimum number of” Metro trains for essential service providers. “I approach ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.06.20

Metro only with seats occupied

Metro services may resume from July 1 if it can be ensured the trains run only with seated passengers, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.Railway and Metro officials said they were awaiting...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

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

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Trial run for Calcutta Metro

Calcutta Metro will start 'maintenance runs' of trains from Thursday to check the condition of the fleet, grounded since March 25. 'The trains will run between the terminal stations of Dum Dum and Kav...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

BRIEFS: Metro suicide bid

Metro services were disrupted for over 30 minutes on Thursday morning after an attempted suicide at Gitanjali (Naktala) Metro station. A 25-year-old woman jumped in front of a New Garia-bound train at...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.20

Smoke in Calcutta Metro coach

Passengers of a Noapara-bound train in the North-South line of the Kolkata Metro were evacuated at Chandni Chowk station after smoke was seen billowing out from one of the coaches on Saturday, offici...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

Metro funds grouse

The budget allocations for several Metro projects in Calcutta are less than last year and the allotment for at least one is “grossly insufficient”, railway officials said.The Joka-Esplanade Metro ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

‘Failure trial’ for smooth East-West Metro

East-West Metro is undergoing “failure trial” to make the people who will run it familiar with emergencies.The authorities hope to unveil the first phase of East-West Metro — between Sector V an...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

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 13.10.19

Tallah bar drives Noapara footfall

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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