Kolkata: The world's most cost-effective metro service began in Kolkata from Thursday. With this, one other chapter has been added within the historical past of Kolkata metropolis. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated this metro service on Thursday. It will likely be opened to most of the people from 14 February. Kolkata created historical past by launching the nation's first metro service within the 20th century. Now the cycle will proceed within the 21st century as it will likely be the most cost effective metro service within the nation.
The first metro rail service in Kolkata began in 1984. <! –
Kolkata East-West Metro is the second metro service on this metropolis. The building work of the primary section has been accomplished which has been began for the folks of Kolkata. Apart from this, this would be the first such metro service that may run within the underwater i.e. tunnel beneath the river water. This line will likely be a complete of 15 kilometers. In the primary section, a 6-km lengthy line goes to begin. After the completion of the development of the second section, this metro service will journey 15 kilometers between Salt Sector 5 to Howrah Maidan.
World's most cost-effective metro service
This would be the most cost-effective metro service of all the nation, even the world, by which the fare from one station to a different station will likely be solely 5 rupees. It will even have many passenger facilities. This would be the most cost-effective metro service as in comparison with any metro service. It can have fashionable services like platform display screen door and detection system. Metro Railway says that quickly the service will enhance to 12 kilometers for the folks of Kolkata.