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Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Kmrc
West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

More evacuation ahead of East-West work

Several families will be evacuated from various lanes of Bowbazar ahead of the resumption of East-West Metro’s tunnel-boring work till Sealdah, Metro officials said on Wednesday.An engineer of Kolka...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Pipe sealed for Metro shaft

A four-decade-old water pipe under Lenin Sarani was sliced from the middle and sealed on Saturday to make way for an East-West Metro evacuation shaft.The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), the im...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.19

Metro evacuation today

Buildings along SN Banerjee Road that fall in the path of the East-West Metro’s twin tunnels will be vacated from Tuesday, railway officials said on Monday.The final phase of the tunnel boring work ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Esplanade

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.19

Calcutta's East-West Metro faces tricky stretch

The journey of the twin East-West Metro tunnels from Esplanade to Sealdah will take them under or close to more than 300 buildings, several of which are several decades old and might need to be evacua...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.19

Rs 5 to cross just one station

More than 90 per cent of Metro Railway passengers travel longer than 2km but less than 25km in one ride and will have to shell out Rs 5 more for the journey from next month, Metro officials said on We...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.20

Cracks in houses on East-West Metro tunnel route

A few houses in Chaiten Sen Lane of Bowbazar that stand in the way of East- West Metro’s tunnel-boring machine, which has resumed digging underground, developed fresh cracks on the walls on Thursday...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

6-hourly checks for Metro tunnel work

Checks for cracks in buildings on the tunnel route of East-West Metro between Bowbazar and Sealdah and soil subsidence will be carried out every six hours, engineers said on Friday.The tunnel-boring m...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.19

Platform doors on East-West Metro pass test

Platform screen doors synchronised to open and close with those on trains are ready for use across the first six stations of the East-West Metro line that, when fully commissioned, will connect Sector...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.19

Calcutta metro clocks 1000 hours of trial

A European firm has given the safety clearance for East-West Metro’s signalling system after the utility, which is planning to start commercial service in a month, clocked 1,000 hours of trial recen...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.19

KMRC allots temporary accommodation to two families

The movement of displaced residents away from the subsidence zone in Bowbazar began on Thursday, a fortnight after cracks started appearing across buildings in the area.Two families — from Syakrapar...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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