SunstarTV Bureau: The Indian Railways conducted the first trial run of the Kolkata Metro train up to Dakshineswar temple along the city’s North-South corridor in West Bangal.
Announcing about the trial run of the newly-constructed Noapara-Dakshineswar section, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said, “Once ready, this will enhance connectivity, benefit lakhs of daily commuters and enable devotees to comfortable visit Dakshineswar Kali Temple.”
#WATCH | Railways conducts 1st trial run of Metro train up to Dakshineswar, along Kolkata’s North-South corridor in WB.
“Once ready, this will enhance connectivity, benefit lakhs of daily commuters & enable devotees to comfortable visit Dakshineswar Kali Temple,”says Railway Min pic.twitter.com/5Ib7rYhxZL
— ANI (@ANI) December 23, 2020
The Metro Railway has also decided to offer nine of its stations across its north-south axis and the East West Metro to avoid rush.
Along with Kolkata, cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and other prominent cities have metro trains running up to 500km distance.