According to fellow passengers, 66-year-old Sajal Kumar Kanjilal was trying to board a crowded Kabi Subhash-bound train from the Park Street Metro station Saturday when the doors of the third compartment closed with his hand inside.
“On Sunday, services will start from 9 am instead of 9.50 am,” said an official. The timing of the last Noapara-bound Metro from Kavi Subhash has been extended to 9.25 pm instead of 8.50 pm on weekdays.
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.
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