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Metro Railway
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

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

Hunt on for suitable new homes

Several residents of houses “beyond repair” in Bowbazar have turned down offers from the East-West Metro authorities to shift to new rented apartments citing reasons such as inconvenient location ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Metro okays puja in Bowbazar

Residents of Bowbazar who had to leave their homes following the August 31 subsidence in the area have been given allowed by Metro authorities to hold Durga Puja. The clearance with riders came on Sat...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Calcutta Metro coach makers to send team from Tamil Nadu

A team of engineers from the Integral Coach Factory in Tamil Nadu is expected to visit Calcutta this week to try and fix the problems plaguing the five new rakes of Metro Railway.The affected rakes ha...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.19

Why you seldom get an AC Metro in Calcutta

Cool comfort is eluding many Metro Railway passengers at the height of summer because two new air-conditioned rakes have been found unfit to ferry people and fear of snags has restricted the use of ot...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.19

The joy of watching Federer win

Sir — The legendary Swiss tennis player, Roger Federer, must be congratulated for lifting the 101st title of his remarkable career by beating the defending champion, John Isner, in the final ofthe M...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.19

Calcutta's Metro seeks nod for cameras inside coaches

Metro Railway has submitted a safety wish list to the Railway Board that includes CCTV cameras inside coaches, fire alarms at stations and ultra-sensitive heat detectors along the tunnels. The transpo...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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