Kolkata Metro’s GM, Shri P. Uday Kumar Reddy inspects Bimanbandar Metro Station & Bowbazar site of East-West Metro

Shri P. Uday Kumar Reddy, General Manager, Metro Railway inspected the Bowbazar site where disasters have hampered the progress of Metro work of East-West Metro.

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  • After reaching the site, the General Manager held a discussion with the officials of Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (KMRCL) and he was briefed about the accidents at this site and the steps taken to overcome the setback.
  • Later, he undertook an inspection o­n foot inside the tunnel where 24 metre tunnelling work out of 38 metre have been completed with cut and cover method. He also studied the drawing details of the project.
  • He expressed his happiness seeing the progress of the work after the disasters and instructed all concerned to take all possible steps to make east-bound tunnel between Sealdah and Esplanade ready for rake movement within coming December so that services o­n Howrah Maidan-Esplanade stretch can be started.

  • After completing this inspection, the General Manager went to Bimanbandar Metro station to see the progress of the work. Shri Reddy inspected the underground yard, subway, different passenger amenities etc at this station.
  • Expressing his happiness seeing the progress of the work he instructed the concerned officials to finish the remaining work within the stipulated deadline.
  • During this inspection Shri H.N.Jaiswal, Principal Chief Engineer, Metro Railway and Managing Director, KMRCL as well as other senior officials of Metro Railway accompanied him.

Source: Kolkata Metro- Press Release | Images Credit: Kolkata Metro