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Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Kmrc
News  /  Published 14.05.22

KMC seeks reports on Bowbazar subsidence, Metro project ‘stalled’

KMC officials met KMRC representatives at the civic body’s headquarters on Friday evening. The meeting, chaired by mayor Firhad Hakim, included experts from Jadavpur University. The following r...
By Debraj Mitra, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation ignored early alerts, say Bowbazar residents

“A few of us called up KMRC engineers. But no one bothered to visit the spot or address our concerns.” Das said he had to close his shops for several months after the first accident in Au...
By Kinsuk Basu, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Limited impact of Bowbazar subsidence on January 2023 deadline

Asked about such a possibility this time, Jha said: “Our experts will assess the damage. The buildings that need immediate repair will be repaired and residents sent back home. If some building ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Bowbazar’s elderly siblings wait for second displacement in less than 3 years

“Last time we were given just eight minutes to vacate our home. It was difficult because of our age. This time they have not told us anything, but we have packed our things because we fear we ma...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Excavation ‘triggered’ seepage and caused subsidence in Bowbazar buildings

“The box from the Sealdah-bound tunnel was constructed first and the tunnel boring machine broke through. All the arrangements… were made in advance,” said Naresh Chandra Karmali, d...
By Debraj Mitra, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 12.05.22

Cracks force evacuation of 30 families in Durga Pituri Lane at Bowbazar

The police said Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) officials reached the spot on Wednesday night to inspect the houses and assess the damage. A KMRC official said the reason for the cracks was &ld...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.03.22

Cops plan traffic diversion for Nirmal Chunder Street closure

Buses and small vehicles that ply through Nirmal Chunder Street towards SN Banerjee Road and Lenin Sarani will be diverted to facilitate the construction of a ventilation shaft for the East-West Metro...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

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


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