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  • Additional trains for audit & accounts service exam

    Additional trains for audit & accounts service exam

    Of these, the city’s lifeline will have 63 services in the up direction and 66 in the down direction between Kavi Subhash and Dakshineswar.

    July 3, 2022
  • Different lines of Kolkata Metro to be colour coded soon

    Different lines of Kolkata Metro to be colour coded soon

    As informed by official sources, the railway board is said to have suggested blue colour for the existing North-South line. The Garia-Airport project is to be given an orange makeover. Yellow was suggested for the line from Baranagar to Barrackpore. Likewise, the stretch of Howrah Maidan to Sector V of the East-West Metro is to be operated in green colour while that from Joka - Esplanade will be given a purple colour.

    March 8, 2022
  • Metro funding

    Metro funding

    Misgivings that both projects from the city to the peripheral areas, via the airport, might be truncated are not wholly unfounded. The Baranagar-Barrackpore-Dakshineswar project has been allotted Rs 10 crore. Though the Baranagar-Dakshineswar stretch is now operational, there has been no progress on the Barrackpore stretch as yet. Overall, the budget mentions no new rail projects for West Bengal this fiscal

    February 5, 2022
  • Kolkata Metro witnessed unprecedented growth in 2021

    Kolkata Metro witnessed unprecedented growth in 2021

    Metro Smart Cards have also been branded by two private concerns. For this Metro has so far earned Rs 20.65 lacs. So far, 11 Metro stations have been co-branded.

    January 3, 2022
  • Kolkata Metro to re-introduce token system from 25 November

    Kolkata Metro to re-introduce token system from 25 November

    According to a communication by the Kolkata Metro Railway office, tokens are going to be re-introduced in North –South and East-West Metro from Thursday. Like the pre-Covid times, the tokens will be issued from the counters of all stations.

    November 23, 2021
  • Parts of TBMs Urvi and Chandi to remain buried

    Parts of TBMs Urvi and Chandi to remain buried

    In an unprecedented move, a part of the TBMs is to remain buried, below the site of the August 2019 mishap, for times immortal. Generally, when a TBM makes a breakthrough, its cutter head is brought out by cutting the wall and placing a cradle.

    September 11, 2021
  • Kolkata Metro to discard non-AC fleet

    Kolkata Metro to discard non-AC fleet

    Notably, the journey of the older non-AC rakes in Kolkata began in October 1984 when the city received a jewel in its crown by getting the country’s first underground metro service.

    August 23, 2021
  • Metro to resume Sunday services for essential workers

    Metro to resume Sunday services for essential workers

    Metro services on Sunday are likely to be operated between 10 am to 10 pm on the north-south line. Of the total, 165 services are to be run between Kavi Subhas and Dakshineswar at an interval of 8 minutes during the morning and evening peak hours. The first service is to start at 8 am while the last service on Saturdays will start at 8.48 pm from Dakshineswar, and at 9 pm from Kavi Subhas and Dum Dum.

    August 20, 2021
  • Kolkata Metro plans ticketing system makeover

    Kolkata Metro plans ticketing system makeover

    For the new system, scanners to read the quick response (QR) codes need to be installed at the Metro stations.

    August 2, 2021
  • Kolkata Metro to run more services from today

    Kolkata Metro to run more services from today

    As a relief to office-goers and workers of essential categories who depend on the underground transport for their daily commute, the authorities have also advanced the timings of the first metro service of the day.

    July 12, 2021
  • More metro runs

    More metro runs

    Earlier it was 12 maintenance special services between Dumdum and Kavi Subhash.

    June 19, 2021
  • Kolkata Metro set to start services till Dakhineshwar from tomorrow

    Kolkata Metro set to start services till Dakhineshwar from tomorrow

    As informed by sources, the Prime Minister, in the inaugural ceremony is likely to flag off the metro on its maiden journey from Noapara to Dakshineswar.

    February 22, 2021
  • Metro authorities await state govt nod for Puja night services

    Metro authorities await state govt nod for Puja night services

    Last year, the metro created history by carrying 9.28 lac commuters on ‘Panchami,’ 3 October, which was the highest ever passenger count on a single day.

    October 15, 2020
  • East-West Metro: Tunneling work till Sealdah station complete

    East-West Metro: Tunneling work till Sealdah station complete

    The occasion was a reason to rejoice for Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited (KMRCL) as the entire stretch of the Eastward metro line from Salt Lake Sector V to Howrah Maidan across the river Hooghly is now connected.

    October 10, 2020
  • Government approves Kolkata East-West Metro Corridor in Kolkata, surrounding urban localities

    Government approves Kolkata East-West Metro Corridor in Kolkata, surrounding urban localities

    The project is being implemented by Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited (KMRCL) which is a CPSE under Ministry of Railways, set up as a special purpose vehicle.

    October 7, 2020
  • Metro services on Sunday from 4 October

    Metro services on Sunday from 4 October

    The decision comes following a high-level meeting of the metro officials today.

    September 29, 2020
  • Metro authorities consider increasing peak hour frequency

    Metro authorities consider increasing peak hour frequency

    The metro after resumption of services from last week has been operating in 12 slots.

    September 22, 2020