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187613-05-2024
KOLKATA
SPECIAL INDICATIVE FOOTPRINTS ON PLATFORMS AND ARROW MARKS ON CEILING INSTALLED AT OLD ESPLANADE METRO STATION

AMAR  METRO

KOLKATA

PRESS RELEASE

SPECIAL INDICATIVE FOOTPRINTS o­n PLATFORMS AND ARROW MARKS o­n CEILING INSTALLED AT OLD ESPLANADE METRO STATION

Kolkata, Date: 12.05.2024

Esplanade Metro station is the meeting point of Blue Line and Green Line 2 of Kolkata Metro. Daily thousands of passengers have been using old and new Esplanade stations  to reach their destinations in and around Kolkata or Howrah. In order to help them to switch smoothly from o­ne Corridor to the other at Esplanade, Metro Railway authorities have already installed special indicative footprints in Blue and Green colours at old Esplanade Metro station as well as new Esplanade Metro station's concourse area. Now such green footprints have been installed o­n the platforms of old Esplanade Metro station. In addition to that special Blue arrow signs have also been installed o­n the ceiling of the inter connecting passage of these two Corridors as well as the Concourse Area of Blue Line. If any commuter after getting down at old Esplanade Metro station follow these Green footprints installed o­n the floor of the platform and Concourse area, he/she will be able to seamlessly go to the new Esplanade Metro station through the inter connecting passage. Similarly any passenger after getting down at the new Esplanade Metro station will be able to switch easily to the old Esplanade Metro station by following the Blue footprints installed o­n the floor as well as the ceiling arrow signs at the Concourse area of the station. These indicative footprints and arrow signs are easily visible and strategically placed in such a way that commuters, willing to hop Corridors, will be able to follow easily.

Apart from this indicative footprints and arrows, banners, posters, stickers are already o­n display at these two stations at Esplanade to guide the commuters to hop from Blue Line to Green Line 2 and vice versa. 

Kausik Mitra

Chief Public Relations Officer










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