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West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.20

Metro in cool upgrade

Metro rides just got cooler. Seventy-seven per cent of the trains that ran this month were air-conditioned and the count is likely to rise to 80 per cent soon.With increasing use of newer trains, Metr...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.19

The callous culture behind preventable deaths

There are too many untoward deaths in India. Among these, some of the most unexpected ones occur in Calcutta. Sajal Kumar Kanjilal died on Saturday after being dragged a little way into the metro tunn...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

New trains with a history of snags

The new trains billed as the future of Calcutta Metro have been riddled with snags before and after starting commercial runs. The first two rakes from Integral Coach Factory had arrived in July 2017 b...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Calcutta Metro coach makers to send team from Tamil Nadu

A team of engineers from the Integral Coach Factory in Tamil Nadu is expected to visit Calcutta this week to try and fix the problems plaguing the five new rakes of Metro Railway.The affected rakes ha...
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 04.04.19

Two AC rakes join Metro fleet after two-year wait

Two air-conditioned rakes built for Metro Railway by a Tamil Nadu factory have finally started their commercial run, almost two years after arriving in Calcutta.The rakes, which had reached Calcutta f...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

Loose part blamed for Metro Railway fire

The fire that stalled a north-bound AC Metro rake between Rabindra Sadan and Maidan stations on Thursday was possibly sparked by a portion of a third-rail current collector coming off the undercarriag...
By Our Bureau in Maidan


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