- Metro Railway (Kolkata) trial runs were conducted on Kavi Subhash – Hemanta Mukhopadhyay stretch of the Orange Line in order to keep machinery and staff ready for the commercial services.
- As this 5.4- KM stretch of Kavi Subhash to Jai Hind (Airport) via Rajarhat Project is ready for commissioning, these trial runs are necessary for the preparation. During the trial runs, 5 round trips were made with a Medha AC rake to check tracks, power supply, proper docking of rake, response of the station staff etc.
Inspection by General Manager:
Shri P. Uday Kumar Reddy, General Manager, Metro Railway made an extensive inspection of Kavi Subhash station of Blue Line as well as Orange Line. He inspected the passenger interchanging arrangements between Blue and Orange Lines.
Shri Reddy also held a meeting with senior officers of Metro Railway here and instructed them to take all possible steps for introduction of commercial services on this stretch up to Hemanta Mukhopadhyay at the earliest.
Source: Kolkata Metro- Press Release | Images Credit: Kolkata Metro
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