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Metro Railway
Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Delhi cloud on Calcutta Metro

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday her government would talk to the railways for partial resumption of Metro for essential service providers, hours before the Union home ministry issued gui...
By Debraj Mitra in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Day 1: Smooth Metro trial run in Calcutta

Two pairs of Metro trains ran the full stretch between Dum Dum and Kavi Subhash on Thursday, the first time in 64 days.Both pairs ran without any trouble, a Metro official said.Metro started trial run...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Trial run for Calcutta Metro

Calcutta Metro will start 'maintenance runs' of trains from Thursday to check the condition of the fleet, grounded since March 25. 'The trains will run between the terminal stations of Dum Dum and Kav...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

Footfall surge at Noapara station

Metro Railway’s passenger count has fallen since the fare hike in December but the number of people boarding trains at Noapara has gone up, a trend officials are attributing to the closure of the Ta...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

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 14.02.20

East-West scores over older cousin

More signage, better information and communication system and platform screen doors — Calcuttans got a taste of East-West Metro on the first day of its commercial run on Friday.Trains ran on a 5km s...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

First phase of East-West Metro unveiled

A 5.3km stretch of East-West Metro, between Sector V and Salt Lake stadium, was inaugurated on Thursday evening.Railways minister Piyush Goyal, who unveiled the stretch, said the rest of the 16.5km co...
By Subhajoy Roy 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 11.02.20

High court nod for Metro work resumption

The high court on Tuesday issued an order allowing Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation to resume boring of tunnels for East-West Metro in Bowbazar.Work on the project was suspended after a tunnel-boring ma...
By Our Legal Reporter 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


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