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Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation
News  /  Published 15.01.22

Kolkata police traffic constable run over at Chittaranjan Avenue

Metro services were hampered close to an hour on Friday morning after a man jumped in front of a New Garia-bound train. The middle-aged man was declared dead in hsopital.  “The New Garia-b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Weekend Metro services for all Kolkata commuters

Metro Railway’s weekend services, allotted only for railway employees and ‘essential service providers‘, will be available for all commuters starting November 20.  “We wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.21

Metro: Non-AC rakes junked

The Metro Railway, Calcutta, on Sunday formally bade farewell to non-AC rakes, some of which have been in service since its inception as the country's first underground railway in 1984. The Calcu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 21.10.21

More newer rakes in Kolkata Metro fleet

For the first time in many years, the newer rakes outnumber the older ones in the Kolkata Metro fleet, long dubbed as “ageing and snag-prone”.  The Kolkata Metro fleet now comprises ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

News  /  Published 01.10.21

More north-south Metro trains from Monday

Ten additional trains will be added to the weekday Metro fleet from Monday, the carrier said. “Metro will run 266 daily services instead of 256 from Monday to Friday from October 4,” said...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 14.09.21

Additional Metro trains from Wednesday

Metro Railway will run 256 trains from Monday to Friday, starting September 15. Now, the carrier runs 246 trains every weekday. “We will run 10 additional trains from Wednesday. The passenger ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

Fewer Metro trains from May 6, zoo shut

From Thursday, Metro Railway will run 216 trains every weekday, further down from the current fleet of 238 trains, an official said. The Metro daily passenger count, which had touched 1.8 lakh in Mar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.20

Giant grandpa back on feet

The “wish tree” is back on its feet in the Indian Botanic Garden. The over 100-year-old Baobab tree, also known as Kalpavriksha, that was uprooted by Cyclone Amphan on May 20 was replante...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

Sparks and smoke in tunnel halts Metro

Metro services were disrupted for two hours on Monday afternoon after sparks were spotted in the tunnel near Rabindra Sadan station.A damaged cable is suspected to have caused the sparks, said officia...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Trial run for Calcutta Metro

Calcutta Metro will start 'maintenance runs' of trains from Thursday to check the condition of the fleet, grounded since March 25. 'The trains will run between the terminal stations of Dum Dum and Kav...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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