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Metro Railway
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 26.11.21

Tokens back at Kolkata Metro counters after 21 months

Commuters bought the tokens from the counter or from vending machines installed in the concourse areas of some stations, placed them on the smart gates while entering a platform and while leaving, dep...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.11.21

Kolkata Metro instals token sanitiser machines at all stations

When Metro services resumed in September last year, smart cards were made mandatory for all commuters to ward off the spread of Covid-19. In March this year, the authorities had planned to resume tok...
By My Kolkata & PTI 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

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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

News  /  Published 30.09.21

Kolkata Metro announces more trains on weekdays

Kolkata Metro Railway announced on Thursday that it will run 266 daily services — 133 pairs of trains — up from 256  from Monday to Friday from October 4 Out of these, 167 services (...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.09.21

Kolkata Metro announces more trains on weekends

Metro Railway Kolkata on Monday said that it will run 36 additional trains on Saturdays and four additional ones on Sundays from September 25 onwards. The trains on Sundays are meant only for essenti...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

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


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