Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Kmrc
West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.19

Weeks’ wait for some in Bowbazar

Demolition of crumbling buildings in Bowbazar has gained momentum because excavators and trucks are finally entering the narrow lanes, said John Endicott, the British engineer who is supervising repai...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

Bowbazar residents want to return for Arandhan ritual

Many of the Bowbazar residents who have been forced out of their homes because of subsidence triggered by East-West Metro work have sought permission to return home for Arandhan, a no-cooking ritual c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

East-West Metro readies building

The East-West Metro authorities have started evacuating settlers from a six-storey building near Poddar Court on Thursday to make room for people displaced from their homes and shops after tunnel-digg...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Cloud on families’ return to Bowbazar

Some of the displaced families in Bowbazar may not be able to return home ever, or at least in the near future, a section of engineers and officials associated with East-West Metro implied.Hundreds of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Firhad Hakim sees KMRC negligence

Mayor Firhad Hakim said on Thursday that a “big negligence” on the part of the East-West Metro authorities led to the water seepage into the tunnel in Bowbazar, resulting in displacement of a larg...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

KMRC accepts CM’s proposal of Rs 5-lakh damages

The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), the implementing agency of East-West Metro, on Wednesday accepted Mamata Banerjee’s proposal to give a one-time compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the Bowba...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

East-West work only with court permission

East-West Metro has stopped construction on the affected stretch and work will resume only with the court’s permission, the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) told Calcutta High Court on Wednesda...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.19

East-West trial to test safety and efficiency

Metro Railway will start an “independent” trial on the East-West route to make its staff familiar with the new technology. The trials covering 5.7km across six stations between Sector V and Stadiu...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.19

Calcutta Metro's rake from China to run by Durga Puja

Metro Railway is planning to roll out its Chinese rake for commercial run by Puja, a move that will provide some relief to commuters from the problems caused by old and creaking Indian rakes.Extensive...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.20

Sync trial at Phoolbagan

Phoolbagan has become the city’s first underground Metro station with full-length platform screen doors, from the floor to the ceiling.The screen doors at Phoolbagan station are around 2.5 metres hi...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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