Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Kmrc
West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.19

Critical buildings to be razed

The East-West Metro authorities are planning to demolish some buildings in Bowbazar’s Durga Pituri Lane that are on the verge of collapse, officials said on Sunday.Officials of the Kolkata Metro Ra...
By Subhajoy Roy in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.19

Metro axe on 5 buildings

At least five buildings in Bowbazar will have to be demolished after they tilted as a result of water leaking into a tunnel for the East West Metro, railway officials said on Monday. Fifty-two buildin...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.19

Plea for Metro work

The East-West Metro authorities on Monday prayed before the high court for permission to resume tunnel-boring work between Bowbazar and Sealdah, which stopped after one of the two boring machines had ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.19

30 mins for East-West Metro evacuation

The passengers of an East-West Metro train stuck between two stations will be evacuated through one door at the front and it will take 30 minutes to empty a packed rake, officials said after a trial o...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.19

Metro reduces weekday trips

Metro Railway will run 284 trains on weekdays instead of 300 from Monday till further notice, potentially affecting peak-hour service frequency by around two minutes. The reason cited by the transport...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.19

Firm insists on 1000 hours of trial for glitch-free Metro

A European firm fine-tuning the signalling system of East-West Metro will declare the system fit for use only after 1,000 hours of trial, which the company considers necessary to ascertain whether a g...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

Calcutta metro mulls drastic cut in passengers

To ensure strict adherence to social distancing norms, the Calcutta metro railway is planning to 'drastically' reduce the number of passengers in its trains once it resumes operations, an official sai...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.19

Residents of 14 buildings can return home: Metro

By Subhajoy Roy and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.19

Bowbazar traders turn down Puja advance offer

The 100-odd traders who had their workshops in subsidence-hit Bowbazar lanes have refused to accept the Rs 50,000 that the East-West Metro authorities have offered ahead of the Puja as part of their c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.19

Stay on Metro work extended till November 8

A Calcutta High Court division bench on Tuesday extended the order restraining the resumption of East-West Metro’s tunnel-boring work in the Bowbazar area till November 8.The division bench of Chief...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta


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