METRO SERVICES TO BE REGULATED on WEEKENDS FROM 06.05.23 (SATURDAY) TO 11.06.23 (SUNDAY)
Kolkata, Date: 04.05.2023
Due to regular track maintenance work, regular mega power block will be taken on weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) in between Mahanayak Uttam Kumar to Kavi Subhash Metro stations. These power blocks will be taken on 06-05-2023(Saturday), 07-05-2023(Sunday),13-05-2023(Saturday),14-05-2023 (Sunday), 20-05-2023 (Saturday), 21-05-2023(Sunday), 27-05-2023 (Saturday), 28-05-2023 (Sunday), 03-06-2023(Saturday), 04-06-2023(Sunday) & 11-06-2023(Sunday) nights.
on 06-05-2023, 13-05-2023, 20-05-2023, 27-05-2023 & 03-06-2023 Metro services will run in between Dakshineshwar/Dumdum – Mahanayak Uttam Kumar stations from 06:50 hrs to 10:00 hrs.as usual. No service will be available on Mahanayak Uttam Kumar – Kavi Subhash stretch from 06:50 hrs – 10:00 hrs. on these days. From 10:00 hrs . onwards normal services will be available over the entire Dakshineshwar – Kavi Subhash stretch as usual.
I) On 07-05-2023, 14-05-2023, 21-05-2023 & 04-06-2023 Metro services will be available in between Dakshineshwar/Dumdum – Mahanayak Uttam Kumar stations from 09:00hrs to 10:00hrs. No Metro service will be available over Mahanayak Uttam Kumar – Kavi Subhash stretch from 09:00hrs – 10:00hrs. From 10:00hrs onwards normal services will be available over the entire Dakshineshwar – Kavi Subhash stretch as usual.
II) on 28-05-2023 & 11-06-2023 Metro services will start from 10:00 hrs. instead of 09:00hrs over Dakshineshwar- Kavi Subhash stretch.
Shri Kausik Mitra,CPRO , Metro Railway has categorically clarified that these blocks are being taken on the weekends for regular track maintenance work only. Metro piers on Kavi Subhash to Mahanayak Uttam Kumar stretch ,i.e. the via-duct section is safe and fit for Metro movement. There will be no change in services on weekdays (Monday to Friday) during this period. Shri Mitra has further requested the commuters not to pay any heed to any rumours that Metro piers, pillars are unsafe and to co-operate with the Metro authorities during this track maintenance work.
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