East West Metro
West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

Water-pocket finger at team

Engineers involved in digging the East-West Metro tunnel in Bowbazar had been aware of the presence of a giant water-bearing strata, which has been estimated to be 19m deep and about 600m long, before...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.19

Calcutta HC defers TBM order

The high court on Friday deferred to Monday the verdict on whether the second tunnel boring machine of East-West Metro can be moved five metres under Bowbazar to facilitate maintenance.The court had a...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Trial-error cloud on East-West schedule

By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Safety team flags concern over East-West Metro bearings

East-West Metro is showing signs of ageing even before inauguration.Officials said safety inspectors of the railways had raised concerns over the state of bearings in piers supporting the viaduct on w...
By Sanjay Mandal in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.19

East-West load on struggling Metro

Metro Railway, which takes a lot of flak for failing to run its trains properly, is saddled with the additional responsibility of operating and maintaining East-West Metro, a modern technology-based u...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Metro pillars go smart and green

Pillars of the East West Metro viaduct near the Biswa Bangla Gate are getting a green cover. Various shades of green punctuated in places by beet red have made vibrant what till the other day were bla...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.19

Bowbazar residents' petition that lay in Calcutta High Court

The high court will hear on Tuesday a petition filed on behalf of Bowbazar residents over a month ago expressing worries about possible structural damage to ageing buildings because of the ongoing tun...
By Jayanta Basu and Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.19

Life crumbles in Metro faultline zone

At 61, Susmita Roy needs hourly medicines for her diabetes, blood pressure and other ailments, including nerve disorder. The names of a few medicines she remembers faintly, as for the rest she has no ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Hole under the Hooghly

The distance between Howrah Station and Calcutta’s Dalhousie Square is two kilometres. On a given day with regular traffic on the road, this commute takes nothing less than 20 minutes. Once the East...
By Manasi Shah


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