Metro Railway
Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Crowd surge on first day minus Metro e-passes

Metro Railway ferried around 1.92 lakh passengers on Monday, the most since the resumption of commercial services on September 14 and the first day without e-passes. For the past several weekdays, th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Stalker on Calcutta Metro arrested

A 26-year-old woman who said a man had been stalking her and touching her inappropriately on Metro trains over the past two months got her alleged harasser arrested on Monday. The woman raised the al...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patuli

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Sealdah-Sector V Metro by end-2021

Metro trains should run between Sealdah and Sector V in the East-West corridor by the end of 2021, general manager Manoj Joshi said on Wednesday. “Sealdah station should be ready and commercial...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

Gifts from 2021

Container toilets Abandoned containers at docks which had carried shipments but have no further use have been picked up and are being refashioned as toilets across New Town. They will be thrown open ...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

Metro: e-pass window curtailed

The e-pass window for Metro passengers is likely to be further narrowed from next week, officials in the carrier said. Under the current system, an e-pass is mandatory for male passengers between 16 ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


India  /  Published 27.12.20

PM to flag off first driverless train in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the country's first-ever fully-automated driverless train service on the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro on Monday that will herald a new era of enhanced...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 25.12.20

Headlines 2020

Radhikaranjan Pramanik AA Block Left us on: December 13 The Trinamul Congress leader and five-time former MP died at the age of 87 years. Pramanik, who joined Trinamul after being expelled from CPM...
By Our Bureau in

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

Dakshineswar Metro from February

Metro trains should start running up to Dakshineswar by the end of February, an official said on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, a train undertook a trial run on the Noapara-Dakshineswar stretch of th...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Calcutta metro e-pass relief

Starting Thursday, children below 15 and women can enter a Metro station without an e-pass from 11am to 5pm, officials said. An e-pass was so far mandatory for any passenger under 60 to enter a Metro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

Metro to run fewer trains during Puja

Metro Railway will run 64 trains every day from Saptami to Dashami (October 23 to 26), instead of 152 daily trains now, an official said. On October 23, 24, 25 and 26, the first and last trains are l...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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