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Sparks in third rail hit Kolkata Metro services

According to Kolkata Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee, the sparks were noticed at 8.25am when a down train from Noapara was approaching the Dumdum station.

Mar 07, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Smoke in Kolkata Metro, none injured

Services were disrupted for nearly 20-25 minutes following the incident.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Kicked doors, banged on window panes: Passengers recount metro horror

Officials of the Kolkata metro, considered the city's lifeline, denied the charge and said the incident was reported at 5 pm and the process to douse the fire began at 5.02 pm. 

Dec 28, 2018, 00:18 AM IST

Fire breaks out onboard Kolkata metro, 16 passengers injured

The incident took place on Thursday evening.

Dec 27, 2018, 18:45 PM IST

Kolkata Metro records highest-ever footfall in 34 years on sixth day of Durga Puja

The Kolkata Metro has recorded its highest-ever footfall of more than nine lakh passengers on Shashti, the sixth day of Durga Puja festival, railways said on Tuesday. Around 9.11 lakh passengers used the Kolkata Metro services on Monday.

Oct 17, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

Kolkata: Woman harassed at Esplanade metro, rescued by metro officials;10 arrested

Staff at Kolkata metro came to the aid of a 24-year-old woman who was allegedly being harassed by a group of men on the train on Tuesday.

Oct 10, 2018, 13:16 PM IST

Cabinet approves Metro projects in Bhopal and Indore

Both metro projects would be completed in four years.

Oct 03, 2018, 18:49 PM IST

RPF constable's gun goes off in Kolkata metro station, 3 injured

The incident occurred at the Dumdum Metro railway station premises on Friday afternoon, Kolkata police said.

Jun 09, 2018, 00:34 AM IST

No clear evidence of assault noticed, says Kolkata Metro official over thrashing of couple for hugging

A couple was reportedly beaten up for hugging in a metro train in Kolkata on Monday.

May 02, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

Couple beaten up for hugging in Kolkata metro, protesters seek action

The woman intervened to save her partner and got beaten up by the angry mob.

May 01, 2018, 19:54 PM IST

Bomb found in under-construction metro tunnel in Kolkata

A bomb was on Saturday night recovered from an under-construction metro tunnel in Kolkata in West Bengal.

Apr 08, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

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