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  • Suburban train services to resume from 11 November

    Suburban train services to resume from 11 November

    A second meeting between state govt officials and Railway representatives to discuss and finalise the Covid-19 specific operating procedures likely to take place on 9 Nov

    November 6, 2020
  • State govt to discuss resumption of local train services today

    State govt to discuss resumption of local train services today

    The decision comes following a letter from the state government to the Eastern Railway yesterday seeking discussions on operating a few pairs of suburban trains in the morning and afternoon hours for the general commuters maintaining Covid protocols.

    November 2, 2020
  • ER surveys stns to prepare for resumption of trains

    ER surveys stns to prepare for resumption of trains

    Internal survey's first phase report was submitted while the second is underway

    September 26, 2020
  • Amidst ferry rush, life jackets have disappeared from sight

    Amidst ferry rush, life jackets have disappeared from sight

    A limited number of ferry services from Chinsurah, Chandannagar, Serampore and Uttarpara to Kolkata have been allowed but with restrictions. A limited number of passengers is allowed, which is paving the way for jostling with one another to board the ferry.

    June 11, 2020
  • Not enough private buses as office goers resume work

    Not enough private buses as office goers resume work

    Beelines of commuters at bus stops, crowds of passengers jostling to get into buses letting go the norms of social distancing, was a common sight. The state operated around 1200 buses with services starting as early as 5 a.m. In govt buses, social distancing was seen being maintained, however, in several private buses passengers more than the seating capacity were seen.

    June 9, 2020