Under Water Metro: Kolkata, which began the nation's first metro service, goes to report one other identify today. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal goes to inaugurate the primary beneath water metro this night. Piyush Goyal will flag off Kolkata East-West Metro service within the night. Then from 14 February will probably be opened to most of the people.
The largest function of this metro is that it’ll run in underwater. Apart from this, will probably be the most affordable metro service within the nation. The first line of this metro with 15 km line goes to start out 6 km lengthy line. The fare from one station to a different station on this underwater metro will probably be solely 5 rupees. <! –
India's first underwater practice will quickly begin operating beneath the Hooghly River in Kolkata. Example of fantastic engineering This practice is an emblem of the progress of the railway within the nation.
With this, Kolkata residents will really feel comfy, and the nation will really feel proud. pic.twitter.com/MDzj42s5XZ
– Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) August 8, 2019
Dispute begins earlier than it begins
However, the controversy has began even earlier than the inauguration of this metro. An invitation card has been issued for this. The controversy in that is that the identify of the state CM Mamta Banerjee is lacking within the invitation card. The Trinamool Congress Party has registered sturdy opposition to the disappearance of the identify of the Chief Minister of West Bengal.
This is why beneath water metro is particular
The amenities it has on this metro makes it fairly particular. Modern amenities like platform display door and detection system can be found on this metro. On completion of building of the second part, this metro will journey 15 kilometers between Salt 5 and Howrah Maidan.
Country's first beneath water metro
CPRO of Metro Railway Indrani Banerjee mentioned that the East-West Metro will probably be India's first underwater metro. Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation goes to run the metro inside the Hooghly River very quickly. Work on the East-West undertaking continues at a fast tempo and is predicted to be accomplished by March 2020, after which passengers will get an thrilling expertise of the Underwater Metro. In the primary part, it should run from Salt Lake Sector Five to Salt Lake Stadium. Kolkata will profit vastly from this metro. Till now it took about one and a half hours to cowl the above distance by highway, however the journey will probably be accomplished in simply 13 minutes with the beginning of the metro. He advised that it is a new state-of-the-art metro with six coaches.
Kolkata Metro Rail is likely one of the 17 areas recognized beneath the Ministry of Railways, Government of India. It is a central authorities endeavor. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal will inaugurate this metro service on 13 February and will probably be opened to most of the people from 14 February.