Metro Work
West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Bowbazar: Building demolition begins

Demolition of one of the buildings that developed cracks during tunneling work of the East West Metro corridor at Bowbazar is underway, a senior official said on Tuesday. "Demolition work of bui...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.22

Soil testing in Bowbazar

The Calcutta Metro Railway has been asked to test the soil condition in Bowbazar to decide the fate of the buildings that have developed major cracks, the city's mayor Firhad Hakim said on Friday....
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.03.21

Canal blocked for Metro piers

An official at the state irrigation department said that Metro has taken all requisite permits for working on the canal and said that the water is likely to remain stagnant till construction is over a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

Airport Metro ‘solution’ plot found

A vacant plot in Sector V, behind the Technopolis building, has been selected to relocate more than 70 shops and houses that are in the path of the New Garia-airport Metro line in Mahishbathan, said a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Mahisbathan

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.18

Milestone reached beneath ground in Calcutta

Excavation for setting up the underground Howrah station of East-West Metro, which will be India’s deepest station at 100ft below the surface, has just ended 13 months after it started.Work on build...
By Sanjay Mandal in Howrah


Photos  /  Published 29.02.20

India in pictures

Sunshine in Kangra Valley; Pakistani pilgrims in Ajmer, tightened security; ...

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.19

Tender push for Calcutta Metro links

The railways has floated 11 tenders for several Metro projects in the city, for which contracts were mostly scrapped over the past few years because of delays and obstructions.So many tenders could be...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.18

Majerhat bridge width cut for Metro

The Bengal government and the railways on Saturday reached a consensus on reducing the width of the proposed Majerhat bridge by 1.5m.The move will prevent further compromise of the width of the platfo...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.18

Calcutta Metro's slow-mo stretch

If she is lucky enough to get a seat during her daily Metro commute to work, Barnali Dutt’s cue to get up is usually the announcement in a familiar female voice: “Station Esplanade.”This gives h...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Bihar  /  Published 20.11.18

Centre okays Patna Metro plan

The Centre has approved Patna Metro’s detailed project report that the state government had submitted last month.Urban development and housing department minister Suresh Sharma shared this informati...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna


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