Shri Manoj Joshi, GM, Kolkata Metro Railway inspects stretch of Noapara-Baranagar-Dakshineswar of North-South Metro corridor

Shri Manoj Joshi, General Manager inspected the stretch of Noapara-Baranagar- Dakshineswar of the North-South Metro corridor o­n 28.01.2021. Senior officers of various departments and Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) accompanied him during this inspection.

  • Shri Joshi made an extensive inspection of Noapara, Baranagar and Dakshineswar stations.  
  • He inspected the Telecom Maintenance Rooms, Train Timing Indication Boards (TTIB), Platforms, Ticket Counters, Customer Care Centres, Escalators, AFC-PC gates and the Signaling System. 
  • He expressed his satisfaction seeing the overall arrangements specially in Baranagar and Dakshineswar stations as the stretch of Baranagar and Dakshineswar of North-South Metro corridor is expected to be opened very shortly.
  • He instructed the concerned officers to sort out the pending issues so that the section can be opened at the earliest.

Recent Achievement:

The construction work of Noapara-Barasat via Bimanbandar Metro project has been going o­n in full swing. During Covid times and also in the new normal situation, a significant progress of this project has been achieved. 

  • Casting of the top slab of Bimanbandar station started o­n 26th June, 2020 during the lockdown period. 
  • O­n 23rd January, 2021, top slab casting of Bimanbandar station has been completed. 
  • For completion of this work, 4590 MT steel has been utilized.   
  • The entire top slap casting work of this station is now nearing completion.

Source: Metro Railway, Kolkata-Press Release

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