ADDITIONAL BOOKING COUNTERS TO BE OPENED DURING
Kolkata, Date: 30.09.2022
Metro Railway has taken all possible measures to cater to the expected rush during Puja Days. Night-long services will be run on Saptami (02.10.2022), Ashtami (03.10.2022), Nabami (04.10.2022) in North-South corridor. Services will be available till midnight in East-West corridor on these three days. Sufficient staff will be deployed in all Metro stations to meet any emergency.
Additional booking counters will be opened at any station if situation demands. Additional tokens and Smart Cards will also be provided at the booking counters to meet any extra demand. Metro users are requested to use ‘Metro Ride Kolkata’ app for recharging their Smart Cards as well as book QR Code Based Tickets while travelling in East-West corridor.
It is to be noted that , Metro will run 248 services in North-South and 72 services in East-West corridor on Saptami, Ashtami and Nabami. on Dashami 132 services will be run on North-South corridor and 48 services on East-West corridor. Apart from that, additional services may be run in case of excessive rush. Rolling stock trouble shooting staff will be deployed at stations to attend any snag in rakes as well as escalators and lifts. “ May I help you” booths will be opened at all important stations for the assistance of pandal- hoppers.