There is something extremely exhilarating about getting on to a train ... with the Sealdah South lines, terminating at Sealdah railway station (which is bypassed by the Circular Railway). Services are operated from Biman Bandar to Majerhat and from there.
One of the class XI students knew the route back home from Sealdah ; so we agreed. We boarded a train to New Alipore station. I travelled without a ... Once we crossed Majerhat bridge, the driver asked us to get off and walk back to school. A few Class.
KOLKATA: The Joka-BBD Bag Metro project got a fresh lease of life with the nod of approval from ministry of finance for the construction of the viaduct in front of Alipore Mint. This green signal clears all hurdles for the elevated part of the project.
Delhi had built 190km of Metro rail tracks crisscrossing the city in less than 15 years, the first phase of 65km being completed three years ahead of schedule in 2006. In Calcutta, four Metro projects have been derailed by “local problems” linked to.
The Joka BBDBAG project has a serious logjam with the Mint at Majerhat still not handing over land for the project. The defence ministry ... The route alignment at Chingrighata is yet to be sorted out as is the problem of relocation of a school and a.
The 9.4-km-long section from Sector V, Salt Lake City, to Sealdah is likely to be completed by the Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) by June 2018, and the Sealdah to Howrah Maidan by December 2019. A 17-km-long line from BBD Bagh to Joka, under execution by.
The Majerhat railway station (In the Sealdah -Budge Budge section) is located just 250 metres from the Mint. The Metro had planned to have its station over the existing building. RVNL hopes to complete laying girders between Joka and Taratala by March .
Train services were maintained through single line operations between Majerhat and Budge Budge. There was some congestion and a few local trains in the Sealdah -Budge Budge section had to be cancelled. However, senior officials were present at .
The accident occurred at 9.52am on Thursday, soon after the train (SLC-246) left Tollygunge. The third coach from the rear, in which nearly 50 people were travelling , got derailed resulting in panic. Though nobody was injured in the accident, commuters .
Since the site near Majerhat Bridge is owned by the India Government Mint, the Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd needed the Union finance ministry's permission to use the land. The green signal didn't come until a few months ago. • Land acquisition for the Joka .