Tag: East-West metro

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Kolkata’s East-West metro trials to begin from May this year

The inspection of the track from Sector V to Phoolbagan is complete and Chinese firm CRRC will supply and install the platform screen doors. The design headway is 2.5 minutes, which means there will be a train every 2.5 minutes and the rakes can run without drivers. The communication-based train control system (CBTC) will allow […]

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High-powered committee formed to de-bottleneck metro project in Kolkata

To clear the bottlenecks from 15 km East-West metro corridor project in Kolkata which will connect Salt Lake with Howrah, a new high-powered committee, headed by Chief Secretary Sanjay Mitra has been set up recently by the Government of West Bengal. The underground tunneling work which could not be started as Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation […]

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