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Kolkata Metro bids adieu to non-AC rakes

October 24, 2021 6:11 pm

The Metro Railway, Kolkata, which started services 37 years ago between Esplanade and Bhowanipore, a distance of 3.40 km, now covers 31.3 km.

PM Modi to inaugurate Kolkata Metro extension to Dakshineswar on Monday

February 21, 2021 7:39 pm

The prime minister will flag off a train from Noapara to Dakshineswar from a programme in the Hooghly district, Kolkata Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee said.

Cabinet approves revised cost for Kolkata East West Metro Corridor Project

October 07, 2020 4:46 pm

Estimated completion cost of the project is Rs. 8,575 crore and the target date of completion is December, 2021.

Day 1: 1,648 take ride on Kolkata Metro’s spl service

September 14, 2020 4:47 am

“Till 7.58 pm, the passenger count was 1,648 and Rs 68,660 were the earnings,” said Metro Chief Public Relations Officer Indrani Banerjee. The highest footfall, 300 passengers, was at Dum Dum station.

Kolkata East-West Metro will also resume on September 14

September 12, 2020 1:56 pm

"Services will resume from September 14. Between Noapara and Kavi Subhash, 55 trains will run in each direction starting from 8 am. The last train will leave the terminal stations on both ends at 7 pm," the official said.

Kolkata Metro to run special services for NEET students; Covid protocols issued for all

September 10, 2020 1:06 pm

The Metro authorities have decided to run special Metro services on September 13, which is a Sunday, for the benefit of NEET candidates. A total of 66 services (33 UP and 33 DN) will be available on that day from 11 am to 7 pm from both ends

To regulate crowd, Kolkata Metro to introduce e-passes

September 05, 2020 2:20 pm

"The state government has proposed developing a system to issue e-pass for entering metro stations, which was explained by the developer to the committee. They have sought certain information from Metro to facilitate the same, which will be provided by Metro Railways,” Metro Chief Public Relations Officer Indrani Banerjee said.

To raise funds, Centre moots divestment in Kolkata Metro

August 29, 2020 1:47 pm

The suggestion came during a meeting of the GoS, which is empowered to take decisions related to Railway projects and matters, sources said.

East-West Metro corridor: KMRC inspects fresh cracks of Bowbazar houses

February 29, 2020 9:30 am

“We assure that these will not cause any permanent damage to the buildings as all precautions have been taken for the tunnel boring work,” Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation (KMRC) general manager, administration, A K Nandy told PTI.

Kolkata East-West metro inauguration: Mamata not invited, TMC to boycott event

February 13, 2020 3:05 pm

The first phase of the East-West Metro corridor connecting Sector V with Salt Lake Stadium in the city will be inaugurated later in the day by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.


Kolkata Metro back on track after 5 months; here is how first day turned out

September 14, 2020 6:49 pm

Metro rail services in Kolkata resumed on Monday after a gap of more than five months. The regular services were suspended on March 23 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Kolkata 'underwater' Metro: City of Joy gets its second corridor after 36 years

February 14, 2020 5:07 pm

In a first in the country, tunnels have been bored under the Hooghly river to connect the twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah through the rapid transit system

A sneak peek into Kolkata Metro's East-West line

January 21, 2019 7:02 am

On an average, 7 lakh commuters will cross the Hooghly on the East-West Metro to Kolkata. The eventual route from Howrah Maidan to Sector V in Salt Lake will accommodate 12 stations