Metro Railway
News  /  Published 18.08.22

Netaji’s fight for freedom unified nation

Sumantra Bose said: “Blood alone does not make a relationship. Netaji belongs to every Indian. In fact, he belongs to the entire subcontinent, which was bifurcated into two countries.” Wit...
By Debraj Mitra

News  /  Published 10.08.22

Probe finds ‘human error’ in Kolkata Metro door jam

Another official said the motormen did not follow the routine procedure to operate doors once the train reached Noapara station. “They are supposed to follow the procedure which they did not,&rd...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.08.22

Doors of Dakshineswar-bound Metro stuck at Noapara station

All doors of a Dakshineswar-bound Metro were stuck at Noapara station, preventing passengers from coming out or getting on the train.  The doors opened again as the train entered Baranagar stati...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.08.22

Heavy rain floods Kolkata airport, disrupts flight operations

“Because of the Metro construction, most of the drainage systems have been choked which is affecting the flow of rainwater. Our civil engineering officials are looking into the problem. They wil...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.07.22

Hope for Howrah and New Garia Metro connectivity to Salt Lake Sector V in 2023

One Metro stretch that connects Salt Lake with Howrah should be ready by the middle of next year. Another that aims to connect Salt Lake with the south-eastern and eastern parts of Kolkata should be r...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 16.07.22

Metro suicide at Kalighat station disrupts service for 35 minutes

Metro services were crippled for over 30 minutes on Friday morning after a man jumped in front of a train at Kalighat station, the second such disruption in less than a week. The incident took place ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kalighat

Lifestyle  /  Published 14.07.22

A 20-minute Metro ride from Sector V to Sealdah, and back, on opening day

Nostalgia trip But beneath the novelty, I also took a trip down memory lane. The constant checking of the watch till the next Metro arrives, racing against time, the frustration of finding that your ...
By Vedant Karia

News  /  Published 12.07.22

Kolkata takes a first look at Sealdah Metro station after inauguration

Timings “The first and last trains will leave Sealdah at 6.55am and 9.35pm respectively. Till Wednesday, there were 48 services between Phoolbagan and Sector V. From Thursday, there will be 100...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.07.22

Union minister Smriti Irani likely to inaugurate Sealdah Metro station on Monday

Union minister for women and child development Smriti Irani is likely to inaugurate the Sealdah Metro station on Monday, July 11. Even if the Union minister is unable to make time, the inauguration w...

News  /  Published 07.07.22

‘Canal below’, Kolkata Metro train runs with one door open from Kudghat to Kalighat

A Metro train travelled a couple of stations with an open door during the morning rush on Wednesday. Despite the presence of a Railway Protection Force jawan to guard the door, the passengers in the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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