Shri Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Kolkata Metro Railway inspects Noapara-Dakshineswar Metro project

Shri Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Metro Railway Kolkata conducted a trolley inspection from Noapara to Dakshineswar o­n 10.11.2020. Senior officers of Metro Railway and Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) accompanied him during this inspection.

  • Shri Joshi inspected the upcoming Baranagar and Dakshineswar Metro stations. 
  • He reviewed the progress of works of these stations and laid emphasis o­n the passenger amenities at these stations. 
  •  He inspected entry–exit points, approach roads to the stations and other facilities and advised concerned officials to complete the remaining works at the earliest.
  • This inspection was conducted maintaining all Covid-19 protocols.

Metro Services:

Meanwhile, from 11th November 2020 (Wednesday), Kolkata Metro Railway has decided to run 25% additional services o­n weekdays i.e. from Monday to Saturday. 190 services (95 UP + 95 DN) will be run instead of 152 services o­n the North South Corridor from 08:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs.

  • During the morning and evening peak hours, services will be available at an interval of 7 minutes. 
  • The first service from Dum Dum and Kavi Subhash will begin at 08:00 hrs.  
  • The first service from Noapara will start at 08:09 hrs.
  • The last service from Kavi Subhash and Dum Dum will start at 21:00 hrs and from Noapara at 20:55 hrs.
  • For senior citizens, no e-pass will be required.  
  • Sunday service will remain unchanged. 
  • There will be no change in East-West Metro services.

Source: Metro Railway, Kolkata-Press Release