Metro trial run from Noapara to Dakshineswar will start on Wednesday (December 23). The railway officials and the GM will be present during the trial run. According to sources, the fare of the metro from Kabi Subhash to Dakshineswar will be 30 rupees. 

It is to be mentioned that before the start of the trial run of the Metro till Dakshineswar on Wednesday, the officials of the Metro Rail visited the station. The metro station, however, is built in the shape of the Dakshineswar temple. 

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After two months of trial run, the Metro will start running on the new route with the passengers as soon as the Commissioner of Safety gives permission.

The existing New Garia (Kavi Subhas) Noapara metro route's extension to Dakshineswar was earlier supposed to start operation before the Durga Puja this year.

Meanwhile, adhering to the demands of the riders, the Kolkata Metro recently increased the number of daily trains on weekdays by 25%. 

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The trains would be made available every seven minutes during the morning and evening peak hours as part of the Metro Railway's efforts to ensure a smooth and hassle-free ride for passengers in the city.

The Railway Ministry said, “After the metro services in the Dakshineswar route starts, It will be easier for devotees to pay their respects at Dakshineswar Kali Temple.”