Kolkata: The world's least expensive 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 can be opened to most 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 will probably 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 development work of the primary part 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 below the river water. This line can be a complete of 15 kilometers. In the primary part, a 6-km lengthy line goes to start out. After the completion of the development of the second part, this metro service will journey 15 kilometers between Salt Sector 5 to Howrah Maidan.
World's least expensive metro service
This would be the least expensive metro service of all the nation, even the world, during which the fare from one station to a different station can be solely 5 rupees. It may even have many passenger facilities. This would be the least expensive metro service as in comparison with any metro service. It can have trendy services like platform display door and detection system. Metro Railway says that quickly the service will enhance to 12 kilometers for the folks of Kolkata.