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East West Metro
Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

East-West Metro trial for minimal driver role

East-West Metro on Monday started the trial of its automatic train control and signalling system that has minimal role of the driver, officials said. The East-West Metro corridor — which, once ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Screen doors not needed: Safety boss

The chief commissioner of railway safety has observed that platform screen doors at Metro Rail stations were not required in the advanced train operations system for the purpose of safety and these wo...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.19

Bowbazar displaced put off festive purchases

A family evacuated from Bowbazar’s Durga Pituri Lane after their house was damaged beyond repair in the subsidence triggered by East-West Metro work will not be buying new clothes this Puja.Brothers...
By Subhajoy Roy in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.19

The way forward for East-West Metro

Engineers are considering the option of digging the remaining part of the affected tunnel of East-West Metro using the machine that is burrowing the other tunnel of the project.One option is to let th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Esplanade

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.19

Displaced Bowbazar duo die at hotels

Two elderly women from Bowbazar’s Syakrapara Lane died late on Tuesday at separate hotels, where they had been staying with family members since being evacuated from their homes on September 1.Anjal...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

Lanes too narrow, manual demolition only way

Pay-loaders and grinders will not be deployed to pull down the buildings in Bowbazar that are damaged beyond repair because of subsidence triggered by East-West Metro work.Instead, a group of men on h...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.19

Crisis cloud on Metro first phase

The East-West Metro mishap in Bowbazar may further push back the inauguration of the first phase of the project, which the authorities were hoping to be operational by Durga Puja, officials said.The 1...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.19

Panel to tag buildings for demolition

The East-West Metro authorities on Monday started preparations to pull down some of the buildings in Bowbazar that have been damaged beyond repair because of subsidence.Highlights of the day from Bowb...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

Short trip home in Bowbazar

A piece of white paper with a family member’s name, a stamp of Muchipara police station and the house number written on it, is what some residents of Durga Pituri Lane and Syakrapara Lane required t...
By Kinsuk Basu in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Mamata call for Metro damages

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday proposed to the central Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) compensatory measures for people who would have to leave their homes and shops in the 52 buildin...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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