Metro Railway
West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.19

No water supply on Saturday

Large parts of Calcutta — from Sinthee in the north to Gariahat and Bhowanipore in the south and parts of Salt Lake — will not get their daily water on Saturday because of repairs on a pipe emergi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

July, revised date for Baranagar Metro

The Noapara-Dakshineswar Metro link, which could have reduced the inconvenience being faced by commuters because of the Tallah bridge shutdown, will not be commissioned in March as planned earlier, of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.19

Metro rake from China off vessel

Calcutta Metro’s first foreign rake was unloaded from a vessel at the city port on Monday.The eight coaches will be assembled near a railway yard at the port and taken to the Noapara maintenance bas...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.19

Why don't we care about this endangered species?

Sir — Bengalis take great pride in the tiger, or bagh. But none seems to be concerned about the fate of the fishing cat, or baghrol. This species is as endangered as the tiger. One of the reasons fo...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Kolkata Metro fares to be Hiked for the first time in six years

Kolkata Metro is going to revise its fares for the first time in six years, sources confirmed on Tuesday evening. The revision will be implemented across fare slabs, and will be effective from 5 Decem...
By in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

Another 10 months to East-West Metro corridor

Underground tunnelling work for the East West Metro corridor is likely to take 10 more months to be completed, as a key machine has been damaged beyond repair, an international expert committee appoin...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.19

State gets into pillar fight with Metro

The state government has asked Metro Railway to remove advertisement hoardings from pillars of the New Garia-Airport Metro elevated corridor as it wants to create vertical gardens. It is up to the Met...
By Subhajoy Roy and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.19

Two AC rakes join Metro fleet after two-year wait

Two air-conditioned rakes built for Metro Railway by a Tamil Nadu factory have finally started their commercial run, almost two years after arriving in Calcutta.The rakes, which had reached Calcutta f...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.09.19

Minister: Blame it on Uber-Ola mindset too

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the slowdown in the automobile sector was because of many factors like the change in the mindset of millennials who prefer taxi aggregators su...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Aarey is govt land, not forest: Fadnavis

Amid protests against the proposed felling of thousands of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony to make way for a Metro car shed, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said it is the govern...
By PTI in Pune


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