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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 gets new Metro line today

February 13, 2020 9:27 am

The six-km long Metro line has six stations — Sector V, Karunamoyee, Central Park, City Centre, Bengal Chemical and Salt Lake Stadium.

Kolkata metro services partially disrupted after man attempts suicide at Gitanjali station

October 14, 2019 11:09 am

An unidentified elderly person attempted suicide at 9.28 am at the station, leading to a partial disruption in services, a Kolkata Metro Rail official said.

Shop owners to get ad hoc aid of Rs 50K each: KMRCL

September 22, 2019 10:03 am

A committee has been formed to address the grievances faced by shop owners. The decision was taken after a meeting with shop owners Friday, said KMRCL officials.

East-west Metro corridor: Soil not subsiding any more in Bowbazar area

September 13, 2019 8:06 am

The soil in the area started to subside after a tunnel-boring machine of the KMRCL accidentally hit an aquifer on August 31.

Kolkata Metro work: Experts survey buildings damaged in Bowbazar

September 11, 2019 4:03 am

The team surveyed eleven houses on Tuesday, a day after the KMRCL started the demolition work of five buildings, which were beyond repair, at Durga Pithuri Lane in the Bowbazar area.

Kolkata Metro services hit after suicide bid by woman

September 10, 2019 3:29 am

According to Bowbazar police sources, the woman allegedly attempted suicide around 8.15 am, after which the services were suspended for a nearly half an hour.

Houses damaged by metro tunneling work in Kolkata: Stranded, families retrieve valuables, IDs

September 05, 2019 4:52 am

In the afternoon, the police allowed one resident per family to retrieve important documents and valuables within ten minutes, the official said.

As heritage houses develop cracks due to Kolkata Metro work, anxiety grips Bowbazar residents

September 02, 2019 10:18 pm

About 260 people were evacuated as nearly 18 buildings developed cracks due to the ongoing underground tunnel boring work for East-West metro railway project.


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