Dec 05, 2020
Kolkata Metro to increase its train services from 190 to 204 from Monday
In order to enhance passenger convenience for the people of Kolkata, the Kolkata Metro has decided to run additional services and extend timings of its services from Monday. Metro Railway, Kolkata will run 204 daily services instead of 190 services from Monday to Saturday.
In a tweet, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has commended Kolkata Metro for extending its services. According to the Ministry of Railways, the first service will start from both ends from Dum Dum and Kavi Subhash at 7 AM instead of 8 AM and from Noapara at 7.09 AM instead of 8.09 AM. It said, from Monday onwards, the last service will leave Kavi Subhash and Dum Dum at 9.30 PM instead of 9 PM and from Noapara at 9.25 PM instead of 08.55 PM.
Services will be available every 7 minutes during morning and evening peak hours. The Ministry said, for senior citizens, ladies and children below 15 years, e-pass will not be required throughout the day. For all other passengers, e-pass will not be required between 7 AM to 8.30 AM in the morning and 8 PM onwards in the evening. No token will be issued and only Smart Cards shall be used.