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Park Street Metro Station
West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.19

Calcutta Metro probe report by August 22

The commissioner of railway safety (Metro circle), probing Saturday’s fatal accident at Park Street station, will have to file a preliminary report within 40 days of the accident, that is by August ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Day after Calcutta Metro mishap, close shave for boy

Two children sprinting to catch a Metro train got stuck in the same door one after the other on Sunday, the second boy trying to squeeze in after the first boy had somehow wriggled free, suggesting no...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.07.19

Lethal door mystery

A Calcutta Metro train should not be able to start if the gap between the doors is more than 15mm. On Saturday, the train ran almost 60 metres into the tunnel after a passenger’s hand got stuck in t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Hand stuck in Metro and dragged to death

The closing doors of a Metro train trapped a passenger’s hand as he was trying to get in, dragging the rest of him along the platform to his death and throwing the body into the tunnel.It’s not cl...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

He sold little magazines at Nandan

Sajal Kumar Kanjilal, 66, used to sell little magazines at Nandan every day. On Saturday, too, he had left his Kasba home around 4.30pm. He was possibly headed home when he was dragged to death at Par...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

‘The Metro token slipped from his hand... he was gone’

A passenger, who was in the compartment where the hand of Sajal Kumar Kanjilal had got stuck leading to his death after being dragged into the tunnel, recounts to Metro what he saw from inside the coa...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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