Kolkata Metro

Kolkata Metro to get 40 new AC rakes, first of the lot arrives

Kolkata Metro will get 40 new air-conditioned rakes, the first of which has been delivered to the public carrier, Metro Railway sources said here.

Jul 19, 2017, 11:46 AM IST

Kolkata Metro glitch: Service partially hit for about two hours

 Metro rail service in the city was partially disrupted for nearly two hours this morning after an AC rake was halted due to a technical snag putting commuters into trouble.

Feb 10, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Maoists would target Howrah, Sealdah, metro stations: Eastern Railway

Maoists would target important stations including, Howrah, Sealdah, Kolkata and metro rail stations in the city, Eastern Railway today said.

Jul 28, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

Youth arrested with arms from Kolkata Metro station

 A youth was arrested after country-made pistols and live bullets were recovered from him at a metro station in southern part of the city, police said here today.

Jul 28, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

China to supply 14 trains to Kolkata subway

China will supply 14 subway trains with 112 carriages to Kolkata city, the biggest such contract for a Chinese company in South Asia.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

China to supply 14 trains to Kolkata subway

China will supply 14 subway trains with 112 carriages to Kolkata city, the biggest such contract for a Chinese company in South Asia.

Jun 10, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

Metro services stalled for ten minutes in Kolkata

Metro train services from Girish Park Station to Kavi Subhash were partially stalled for ten minutes today following an "object infringing the tracks", a Kolkata Metro official said.

Dec 03, 2014, 21:22 PM IST

Kolkata Metro services stalled for ten minutes

Metro train services from Girish Park Station to Kavi Subhash were partially stalled for ten minutes on Wednesday following an "object infringing the tracks", a Kolkata Metro official said.

Dec 03, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

Smoke in Kolkata Metro rake causes panic

Smoke was detected in a Dum Dum bound non-airconditioned metro rake Thursday as soon it entered the Central station.

Jul 31, 2014, 15:41 PM IST

Security beefed up at Kolkata Metro stations after threat call

Security has been beefed up at all the Metro stations here after officials at the Metro Bhavan received a threat call in the morning claiming to blow up a station, Metro officials said.

Jul 26, 2014, 15:19 PM IST

Crack noticed in track in Kolkata, Metro Rail service affected

Train services in Kolkata Metro were affected on Wednesday night for an hour after a crack was noticed in the rail track in one station, Metro Rail officials said.

Jul 02, 2014, 23:58 PM IST

Man jumps in front of metro, dies in Kolkata

An unidentified man jumped in front of a moving metro train this evening at Sovabazar underground station and died on the spot.

Jan 29, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

Sunday morning services of Kolkata Metro launched

City metro riders were presented a Christmas gift in advance with the introduction of Sunday morning services.

Dec 22, 2013, 21:16 PM IST

Kolkata Metro Railway hikes fares after 13 years

Metro Railway Kolkata, the first underground railway system in the country, on Tuesday decided to raise fares drastically after 13 years.

Oct 15, 2013, 21:01 PM IST

Kolkata Metro fares to be hiked?

The Union Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday hinted at fare hike of Kolkata Metro Railway to offset the "huge losses" in revenue.

Sep 18, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Mumbai-based anchor molested in Howrah

A Mumbai-based TV anchor was allegedly molested by an inebriated man who was later arrested, police said Wednesday.

Jul 24, 2013, 09:02 AM IST

Mumbai-based anchor molested in Howrah

A Mumbai-based TV anchor was allegedly molested by an inebriated man who was later arrested, police said Wednesday.

Jul 24, 2013, 00:03 AM IST

Kolkata's largest Metro station to open today

The largest station at Noapara, 2.2 km from the Dumdum stop, the northernmost of the Metro, boasts of four platforms instead of the usual two.

Jul 10, 2013, 10:22 AM IST

Trinamool union breaks the Metro `no-poster` rule

The Kolkata Metro now traverses over 25 km from Dum Dum in the north to New Garia in the south carrying an average of 650,000 passengers on a weekday.

Apr 27, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

Kolkata Metro installing X-ray baggage scanners

X-ray baggage scanners are being installed on the Metro Railway in Kolkata on the lines of the Delhi Metro, officials said on Friday.

Oct 05, 2012, 19:34 PM IST