METRO GETS CRS NOD
Kolkata, Date 07.02.2023
Commissioner of Railway Safety's (CRS) authorisation for opening of 5 stations onNew Garia - Hemanta Mukhopadhyay stretch of the Orange Line and section of length of 5.4- Km has been received today. Earlier in Dec. '226.5-km stretch of Joka to Taratala Section has been commissioned on 30 th Dec 2022.
Earlier during July, '22 Sealdah to Phoolbagan link was also commissioned. Thus a total of 14.23 kms Metro network has been commissioned during 2022-23.
This is historic highest ever Metro network expansion in one year since 1972 when the Metro construction commenced. This is a rise of 36% network expansion in a single year.
Commissioner of Railway Safety's (CRS) authorisation for openingNew Garia - Hemanta Mukhopadhyay stretch has been received today. Addressing all the observations of CRS, Metro Railway shall request Ministry of Railways for inauguration of this line.