Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Kmrc
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

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.19

Panel to tag buildings for demolition

The East-West Metro authorities on Monday started preparations to pull down some of the buildings in Bowbazar that have been damaged beyond repair because of subsidence.Highlights of the day from Bowb...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Mamata call for Metro damages

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday proposed to the central Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) compensatory measures for people who would have to leave their homes and shops in the 52 buildin...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.19

Veteran enters flooded tunnel

A South African engineer with decades of experience in building tunnels across the world inspected the East-West Metro tunnel in Bowbazar on Monday at the request of the railways to suggest how furthe...
By Sanjay Mandal and Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar


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