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Metro Railway
West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

‘Rush’ to redeploy Metro rail rake that caught fire

Metro Railway is so short of trains that it aims to redeploy the air-conditioned rake that caught fire on Thursday evening within a week, sources said on Saturday.The rake has been kept at the Noapara...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

No message, help came late: Metro commuters

A 56-year-old man who fractured both his legs after jumping out of the air-conditioned Metro train that caught fire on Thursday evening said he would not have taken the risk had there been timely anno...
By Our Bureau in Maidan

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.19

Cushion protects Metro pillar

The Metro Railway pillar that was hit by a Honda City in New Town on Tuesday, resulting in the death of three teenagers, did not suffer any damage because of a cushion, engineers said.The cushion bein...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.18

Airport-Barasat metro line back to life

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By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Worry over East-West safety switches

The Metro Railway authorities are worried over possible “misuse” of a couple of safety gadgets that can be accessed and operated by passengers at East-West Metro stations.The first phase of the pr...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.19

Tallest tower gets four more floors

The 42, the tallest building coming up in Calcutta, is getting taller with the civic body sanctioning the construction of four more floors following a change in a rule related to buildings within a ki...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

New AC rake glitch trips Metro for hours

One of the new air-conditioned rakes of Metro Railway was stranded at Sovabazar station following a power failure on Monday evening and several passengers of at least two other trains stuck midway ref...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Metro fares up from December 5

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By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.18

No place for old flyover in ‘new’ Sealdah

The Sealdah flyover should be pulled down and a taller one built in its place for traffic to be able to move through one of the city’s most congested areas once the East-West Metro hub there becomes...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.19

Old rakes beyond repair, new ones ‘idle’

Metro Railway’s old and overworked fleet of non-AC rakes are “beyond maintenance” after 25 to 30 years of service, but the transport lifeline has been forced to retain them at the risk of freque...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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