Metro Links May Go The Extra Mile – Delhi Modular Model To Connect City To Fringes

Metro Links May Go The Extra Mile  – Delhi Modular Model To Connect City To Fringes

Kona in the west, Baruipur in the south and Kalyani in the north. The city’s expanding Metro network is aiming to go the Delhi way, embracing the outskirts that have become bustling neighbourhoods with thousands of commuters in search of quick, reliable transport.

“We will propose to the railway ministry a modular expansion of the Metro network in and around Calcutta on the lines of what Delhi Metro has done. Surveys will find out if there are any major hindrances,” a senior official of the state government said last week.

A survey is already underway to find out the feasibility of a proposed extension of the East-West Metro from Howrah Maidan to Kona. An extension of the Airport-Kavi Subhash link till Baruipur and an arm of the Baranagar-Barrackpore Metro till Kalyani are part of the larger plan. Read More…

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