Kolkata Metro(Search results - 21)
India News4, Dec 2020, 4:06 PM
Kolkata Metro to extend train timings from Dec 7
The Kolkata Metro Railway will increase its daily services from 190 to 204 from Monday to Saturday starting December 7. The timings will also be extended by 90 minutes daily from next week.
India News24, Nov 2020, 3:57 PM
Kolkata Metro joins hands with Bandhan Bank
In a new development announced today (November 24), Bandhan Bank’s logo will now be seen on smart cards that the Kolkata Metro will issue to commuters. The coming together of two iconic institutions of the city to leverage each other’s popularity, is surely a landmark event for the city.
India19, Nov 2020, 3:38 PM
Female passengers to travel in Kolkata metro without e-pass
The Kolkata Metro rail authority on Thursday (November 19) decided that female passengers will be allowed to travel in the metro without e-pass. The metro rail authorities claim that a large part of female passengers will be benefited from this decision.
India11, Nov 2020, 10:34 AM
Kolkata Metro to increase number of daily trains from today
The Kolkata Metro will increase the number of daily trains on weekdays by 25 percent from today (November 11). A total of 190 trains will be operated on a daily basis on weekdays starting from today, with as many as 95 trains in each direction in the north-south corridor of the service.
India3, Nov 2020, 2:13 PM
Man commits suicide at Kolkata metro station
A man tried to commit suicide at a metro station in Kolkata on Tuesday (November 3) afternoon. The incident has lead to disruption in train services.
India29, Oct 2020, 2:06 PM
Kolkata Metro's extended route to Dakshineswar to start in January
The extended route of Kolkata Metro to Dakshineswar will start service in January next year. Many people will be benefited when the service will start.
India20, Oct 2020, 2:28 PM
Kolkata metro not to run special services during Durga puja
The Kolkata metro authorities has decided not to run any special services during the puja days after the Calcutta High Court on Monday (October 19) ordered that all Durga Puja pandals across the state be declared no-entry zones to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
India19, Oct 2020, 12:37 PM
Kolkata Metro to increase daily frequency trains from October 19
Kolkata Metro Railway has decided to increase the daily frequency of trains and extend the last train timing to cater to maximum people from today (October 19). The total number of daily trains has been increased from 146 to 152. The metro authorities relaxed its norms for senior citizens, allowing them to board trains without an e-pass during non-peak hours, provided they furnish identity proof at the gates.
India14, Oct 2020, 1:11 PM
Kolkata metro not to run trains whole night during Durga puja
To avoid crowd during Durga puja, authorities of Kolkata Metro have decided not to run trains whole night. Although the number of trains and service times in the metro will increase in the next one week, the authorities have initially considered not to run the trains through the night during puja.
India11, Oct 2020, 4:08 PM
Kolkata Metro services disrupted after woman attempts suicide on tracks
Kolkata Metro services on the North-South line were disrupted for 45 minutes on Sunday after a woman attempted suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Belgachia station.
India28, Sep 2020, 4:07 PM
Kolkata Metro to run every Sunday to regulate crowd
Kolkata Metro authorities have decided to run trains on Sundays too before Durga puja. There is deliberation on operating trains from 7:30 am instead of 8:00 am to control the crowd of passengers during busy hours.
India25, Sep 2020, 1:04 PM
Train services to resume before Durga puja in West Bengal
There has been a lot of speculation about when train services will resume in West Bengal. However, the passengers are still worried because no confirmation has been obtained from railway authorities. Kolkata metro services have already resumed. From business to tourism, various sectors are dependent on the train service.
India22, Sep 2020, 4:18 PM
Kolkata metro authorities decide to increase number of metros to regulate crowd
The tendency of passengers to travel in the evenings in Kolkata metro is increasing. According to statistics, the trend of e-pass booking is highest between six and seven in the evening. About 5,000 e-passes were booked for September 18.
India18, Sep 2020, 6:27 PM
NGT rejects KMDA’s plea to allow Chhath puja inside Rabindra Sarobar Lake
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday (September 17) rejected the plea of state agency Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) for granting permission for Chhat puja in Rabindra Sarobar this year (2020) with restrictions, and upheld its previous order banning any such ritual there to save its ecosystem.
India18, Sep 2020, 5:22 PM
Kolkata Metro to increase the number of e-passes for passengers’ benefit
After the Kolkata Metro service was resumed, the number of passengers has been declining for the last few days. The less availability of e-passes had led to a smaller number of passengers using Metro services. Many people still do not have a clear idea of the process of booking the e-passes. Therefore, this time, Kolkata Metro has decided to increase the number of e-passes.