To regulate crowd on the day of Christmas, the Kolkata Metro Railway has decided to run 216 services from 7 am to 10.30 pm.
The Kolkata Metro Railway has decided to run 216 services from 7 am to 10.30 pm on December 25 to regulate crowd.
The metro services will be available every seven minutes during the morning and evening peak hours.
According to metro sources, e-passes will not be required for senior citizens, women, and children below 15 years on the day of Christmas. However, other passengers will have to show the e-pass between 3 pm and 8 pm on that day.
The metro service from Dum Dum and Kavi Subhash stations will start at 7 am and from Noapara at 7.09 am. The last train will leave Kavi Subhash and Dum Dum stations at 9.30 pm and from Noapara at 9.25 pm.
Meanwhile, the Metro Railway will conduct trial of its newly-constructed Noapara-Dakshineswar section today (December 23).
The country's first underground railway extends from Noapara to Kavi Subhash station on the busy north-south axis of the city over a length of 27.22 km, with 15.70 km of underground section.
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Last Updated Dec 23, 2020, 3:51 PM IST