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News  /  Published 10.06.22

Airport Metro work spawns traffic snarls on entire route, relief a far cry

The construction of the 29km New Garia-airport Metro corridor has led to blockades on portions of roads, including EM Bypass, on multiple stretches. The width of the carriageway has reduced, resulting...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Screen doors not needed: Safety boss

The chief commissioner of railway safety has observed that platform screen doors at Metro Rail stations were not required in the advanced train operations system for the purpose of safety and these wo...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.20

Diversions for Majerhat

Traffic along DH Road headed towards the collapsed Majerhat bridge from Kidderpore will be diverted to make way for the construction of four piers of the Joka-BBD Bag Metro.Vehicles will be diverted t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

March date for Metro till Dakshineswar

A new Metro line between Noapara and Dakshineswar that can ease the pressure on Tallah bridge is almost ready but it will not become operational before March next year despite railways and the state g...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.20

March hope for Metro link

Efforts are on to start the Noapara-Dakshineswar Metro link by March to reduce the inconvenience to be faced by commuters once the Tallah bridge is shut down for demolition.The Noapara station of the ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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 22.11.18

Majerhat bridge plan hits design block

The Majerhat bridge reconstruction project is back on the drawing board, for the second time, following objections raised by Metro Railway to the public works department’s proposal.At a meeting on T...
By Our Special Correspondent 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

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

Dismantling work raises Metro hope for Calcuttans

Dismantling a portion of the old Belghoria Expressway over BT Road is set to resume after more than five months, a development that will pave the way for work to start on a stretch of the Noapara-Daks...
By Sanjay Mandal in Baranagar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Metro design in last leg

The railway authorities are finalising the design of the underground stations on the Joka-Esplanade route in the Maidan area. A design consultant will be hired for the 6.25km stretch between Mominpore...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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