Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Kmrc
Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Metro every 7 to 9 minutes from today

Metro trains will run at an interval of seven to nine minutes for most of the day, once services for all resume on Friday. The first trains will leave the terminal stations of Dakshineswar and Kavi S...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.21

Metro from 8am to 8pm with 50% capacity

Metro Railway will run 192 trains daily from Monday to Friday, the carrier said on Wednesday after the state government greenlighted its resumption from July 16. “Metro Railway service shall op...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Metro: PM to unveil new line on Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the extension of Calcutta Metro's North-South Line from Noapara to Dakshineswar on Monday, an official said. The prime minister will flag off a train ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.01.21

Metro e-pass out from Monday

Metro passengers will not need an e-pass to enter a station, starting Monday. “From January 18, no e-passes will be required for travel in Metro,” the carrier said in a statement. &ldquo...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.12.20

More Metro trains; epass use limited

The Metro fleet will go up from Monday with more trains in non rush hours, said officials. Also, the epass system will be operational only during the rush hours from Monday. “From December 14,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Metro: Trains for NEET aspirants on Sep 13

The Metro Railway on Wednesday issued a set of do's and don'ts for passengers when they travel by its trains after the services are resumed, for maintaining Covid-19 safety norms. The passeng...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Metro can run with curbs: Mamata

Metro services can resume by maintaining social distancing norms, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday. Suburban trains can also resume in phases and railway officials can “talk to&...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.19

Residents return with ‘fit certificate’

Residents of five of the 68 damaged buildings in subsidence-hit Bowbazar returned home on Wednesday, but not before the East-West Metro authorities issued them a “fit certificate” for the structu...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

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 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


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