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Fire in Kolkata Metro train: Central body suggests more surveillance inside coaches

The report recommended surveillance systems inside coaches with recording facilities through the control room. It has also advised to play real-time footage for the motorman to take quick action in case of any emergency.

Fire dept starts separate probe: Central govt body to look into Metro fire

Confirming the fire department probe, Chief Operations Manager of Metro Railways Kolkata Satyaki Nath told The Sunday Express, “We have received a notice under section 35 of the West Bengal Fire Services Act 1950


Fire in Kolkata Metro train, passengers claim delay in rescue services

Passengers claimed they kept calling the helpline number, but the rescue team only reached much later.

Several passengers taken ill after smoke in Kolkata metro coach

Metro Rail Kolkata tweeted about the incident between Rabindra Sadan and Maidan. It also asked the passengers not to panic. The fire was put off by metro staff through water from fire hydrants.

First public toilets in Kolkata Metro opened at two stations

The Metro Railways had started construction of the toilets after the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) had asked the Railway Board to install toilet facilities for commuters in 2016.

‘Moral Policing’ in Kolkata metro: Three women accuse two of molesting them during protest

“Identify the perpetrators and bring them under the court of law. We have already registered a complaint... It is sad that always the protestors are victimised. I highly condemn the incident,” said Anurag Maitrayee, who was part of the protest.


Kolkata metro ‘moral policing’: Suo motu FIR registered following mass petition

"We have registered an FIR. We have already started taking action so that those who were involved in the incident can be identified and nabbed," DC (North) Debasis Sarkar said.

Kolkata moral policing: Protesters offer 'free hug' to metro commuters

Protesting against the incident which triggrered outrage on social media also, the group of youngsters travelled from Tollygunj to Dum Dum. During the course of the half-hour journey, they raised slogans like 'I love Kolkata', ‘Say no to moral policing’, and sang the famous 'Ek la cholo re' song.

In FB post, Kolkata Metro says against moral policing, then comments saying youth lack decency, good manners

Kolkata Metro says no complaint has been filed yet. Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee told The Indian Express that they did not find anything untoward in the CCTV footage.

Kolkata couple beaten up for standing ‘too close’ in Metro

Once on Dum Dum platform, the journalist said, the man was kicked and punched on his face, and when the woman tried to save him, she too was beaten up.

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

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