Phoolbagan Metro station unveiled
East-West Metro got its first underground station on Sunday with the inauguration of Phoolbagan station. The station will be open for passengers from Monday.
East-West services have remained suspended on Sundays since the resumption of commercial run, following the Covid-induced suspension, on September 14.
Till Saturday, trains ran between Salt Lake Sector V and Stadium stations on the East-West route, a distance of 5.5km. There are six elevated stations on the route.
From Monday, trains will run between Phoolbagan and Sector V. Phoolbagan is around 1.7km from Stadium.
Once fully operational, the East-West corridor will connect Howrah and Salt Lake, a distance of 16.5km, and a part of it will run under the Hooghly.