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  • CNG filling station to ease pollution woes

    CNG filling station to ease pollution woes

    BGCL has been authorized by Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board for supply of compressed natural gas in Kolkata and parts of its adjoining districts.

    June 2, 2022
  • Ten new electric buses added to city fleet

    Ten new electric buses added to city fleet

    Of the total, 400 electric buses are expected to be on road by 2022 and the rest 800 are expected to be on road by 2023, according to WBTC sources.

    May 26, 2022
  • Jute fuses with tram for Paat Rani

    Jute fuses with tram for Paat Rani

    The tram will include a world of jute with beautiful products on display, made by the inmates of Presidency and Dum Dum Correctional homes.

    November 5, 2020
  • WBTC to procure 50 electric buses

    WBTC to procure 50 electric buses

    “The WBTC has finalised the supply, operation and maintenance with charging and civil infrastructure for 50 numbers of air-conditioned electric buses,” informed an official of the department .

    August 19, 2020
  • Tram services resume in City of Joy

    Tram services resume in City of Joy

    The engineers have been able to restore one route out of the seven, after rigorous trial runs which were conducted on 12 and 13 June by WBTC. Services of the restored route number 24/29 between Tollygunge and Ballygunge resumed today.

    June 15, 2020
  • Kolkata’s tram fleet to be expanded, plans already on

    Kolkata’s tram fleet to be expanded, plans already on

    The West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) is working on plans to roll out ten more air-conditioned trams within this year.

    January 10, 2020
  • 800 metres of tram line to be renovated

    800 metres of tram line to be renovated

    Although the planning to revive the tracks was done last year, work could not be started as the tunnel boring machines (TBM), ‘Rachna’ and ‘Prerna’ were stationed at Curzon Park.

    August 5, 2019
  • Only 23 pc of total vehicles passed PUC test in 2010-16

    Only 23 pc of total vehicles passed PUC test in 2010-16

    CAG report reveals that 77 per cent vehicles plying without pollution certificates.

    July 23, 2019
  • State proposes electric buses

    State proposes electric buses

    Government has no plan for recruitment in permanent posts in the transport department.

    July 6, 2019