Majerhat Bridge
West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

Wind test for Majerhat bridge design nod

The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) has asked the state government for a report on how much wind force the proposed Majerhat bridge could sustain.The CRS, which functions under the civil aviation...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.20

Diversions for Majerhat

Traffic along DH Road headed towards the collapsed Majerhat bridge from Kidderpore will be diverted to make way for the construction of four piers of the Joka-BBD Bag Metro.Vehicles will be diverted t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

January rail safety nod hope

State government officials are hopeful that the commissioner of railway safety will okay the proposed Majerhat bridge by this month.The commissioner met PWD engineers last week and had a detailed disc...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

CM’s Majerhat letter to Goyal

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has written to railway minister Piyush Goyal urging him to intervene in the construction of the superstructure of the Majerhat bridge over railway tracks.The state gover...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

Calcutta bridges are falling down, falling down

Safe to say that when Mamata Banerjee won the historic Bengal elections of 2011 and promised to turn Calcutta into London, she did not mean to make real olden rhymes of falling bridges, et al. And yet...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Axe on ritual of meetings

Rajiva Sinha, Bengal’s new chief secretary, has written to all officials up to the rank of joint secretary that “there is no need to formally call on me” for meetings.The email, the first such w...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.19

Cop office plan below bridge

A proposal has been mooted to set up an office of the Howrah police commissioner under one of the ramps of Vidyasagar Setu adjacent to Nabanna at a time the state government is campaigning against con...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.19

Bridge ban, collapse trigger snarls

The bus ban on the Tallah bridge and the absence of the Majerhat bridge, which had collapsed in September last year, have paralysed traffic in large areas of north and south Calcutta.Residents of many...
By Subhajoy Roy in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

How bad is Tallah bridge?

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Rush scare on unsafe Chitpore bridge

A north Calcutta bridge that engineers want dismantled for the flawed design of one of its approaches is likely to be used by a large number of cars and other small vehicles keen on avoiding the Talla...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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