If all goes as planned, the ongoing work on the two tunnels in the middle leg of the East-West Metro Corridor could be completed by December, informed Member Infrastructure
A second rake MR613 was brought to Howrah Maidan later. According to Mr Reddy, the test runs in the 4.8km stretch between Howrah Maidan and Esplanade are to be conducted for the next six to seven months.
“The entire labour force is to be immunised before starting the work,” informed a KMRCL official.
The first phase of Line-2, covering around 5.7 km, would serve as a vital link of transportation for the residents of Salt Lake.