East West Metro
News  /  Published 05.12.21

East-West Metro introduces QR-code ticket

East-West Metro introduced a QR-code based online ticketing system from Saturday. To avail the facility, the Metro Ride Kolkata app has to be downloaded from Google Play Store. A new user has to sign...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 25.09.21

In pictures: Rain, shopping, more rain due...

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By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

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

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

December 2021 target for East-West Metro

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the completion of the East-West Metro at an estimated cost of Rs 8,575 crore, which will boost public transport in the city and reduce commuting time. The targ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Phoolbagan Metro station unveiled

 East-West Metro got its first underground station on Sunday with the inauguration of Phoolbagan station. The station will be open for passengers from Monday. East-West services have remained su...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Sealdah diversions

The first of the three-day traffic diversion following the closure of the Sealdah flyover passed without too many glitches on Friday. The number of vehicles on some of the main roads, including APC R...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

3-day Sealdah flyover closure

Vehicles headed for the Sealdah flyover from north will be diverted from Shyambazar, Maniktala and Rajabazar, while those moving towards the flyover from south will be re-routed from the Exide and Mou...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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 08.09.19

Critical buildings in Durga Pituri Lane to be razed

The East-West Metro authorities are planning to demolish some buildings in Bowbazar’s Durga Pituri Lane that are on the verge of collapse, officials said on Sunday. Officials of the Kolkata Met...

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


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