Railway Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated the first phase of East-West Metro in Kolkata.
- The passengers services in this 5.8 Kilometers stretch will run between Salt Lake’s Sector five and Salt Lake Stadium. The remaining 10.6 Kilometers starches of East-West Metro will be completed by December 2021.
- More than 2,400 crore rupees have been spent for first phase of East-West Metro. On completion, it will connect two old cities Kolkata and Howrah.
- It will be Country’s first underwater train lines where trains will play in tunnels under river Hooghly.
Source : All India Radio