Kolkata Metro

Kolkata Metro to operate 204 trains from Dec 7: Rail Minister Piyush Goyal

Metro Railway, Kolkata will run 204 daily services instead of 190 services from Monday to Saturday from December 7.

Dec 05, 2020, 18:37 PM IST

Union Cabinet approves East-West Metro Corridor project in Kolkata; check details

Piyush Goyal said the total route length of the East-West Metro Corridor project is 16.6 km consisting of 12 stations.

Oct 07, 2020, 17:49 PM IST

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gives 'Durga Puja' gift to Kolkata, inaugurates Phoolbagan metro station

The first phase of the East-West metro from Salt Lake Stadium to Salt Lake Sector V was inaugurated by Goyal on February 13 in 2020.

Oct 04, 2020, 20:16 PM IST

NEET exams: Kolkata Metro to run special services for aspirants, their parents on September 13

Currently, the normal Metro services were suspended due to the lockdown announced in March and efforts are on to restart operations soon.

Sep 09, 2020, 22:46 PM IST

Kolkata metro gets India’s deepest metro ventilation shaft

India’s first underwater metro twin tunnel project in Kolkata,  East West Metro, added another feather to its cap on Monday (August 10) by getting India’s deepest metro ventilation shaft on the banks of river Hooghly at 43.5m depth equalling 15-storey building.

Aug 10, 2020, 14:19 PM IST

Kolkata metro mulls drastic cut in passengers count, mandatory thermal screening, use of masks

The number of ticket counters will also be reduced to maintain a gap between queues.

May 15, 2020, 21:45 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News; March 04, 2020

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Mar 04, 2020, 21:50 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News; March 03, 2020

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Mar 03, 2020, 22:32 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News; March 02, 2020

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Mar 02, 2020, 23:24 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, February 29, 2020

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Feb 29, 2020, 21:52 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, February 22, 2020

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Feb 22, 2020, 22:10 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, February 21, 2020

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Feb 21, 2020, 21:42 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, February 20, 2020

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Feb 20, 2020, 22:10 PM IST

Railway minister Piyush Goyal flags East-West Metro in Kolkata; check features

Presently Metro services are run in Kolkata on only one North-South corridor from Noapara to Kavi Subhas stations over a length of 27.3 Km. This corridor was inaugurated 36 years ago in 1984.

Feb 13, 2020, 23:49 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, February 13, 2020

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Feb 13, 2020, 22:12 PM IST

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee not invited for Kolkata metro corridor inauguration, Trinamool Congress boycotts event

The name of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is missing from the invitation of the inauguration of Phase I of East-West Metro corridor between Salt Lake Sector-V to Salt Lake Stadium on Thursday. Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Babul Supriyo have been invited for the inauguration ceremony. 

Feb 13, 2020, 17:48 PM IST

Passenger attempts suicide at Kolkata metro station, train services affected

A woman passenger on Monday allegedly tried to commit suicide at a metro station in West Bengal's Kolkata, leading disruption in train services.

Sep 09, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Alert RPF personnel saves life of passenger at Kolkata metro station

The hand of a man was stuck between the doors of a metro coach, more than a week after in a similar incident a man died after he was dragged on for several metres with his hand stuck in the doors of a coach.

Jul 24, 2019, 00:31 AM IST

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