METRO SERVICES TO BE REGULATED on 20.05.23 (SATURDAY) AND 21.05.23 (SUNDAY)
Kolkata, Date: 19.05.2023
Due to the regular track maintenance work, a mega power block will be taken in between Mahanayak Uttam Kumar to Kavi Subhash Metro stations. This power block will be taken on 20.05.23(Saturday) and 21.05.23 (Sunday).
On 20.05.23(Saturday), Metro services will run in between Dakshineswar/Dumdum – Mahanayak Uttam Kumar stations from 06:50 hrs to 10:00 hrs. as usual. No services will be available on Mahanayak Uttam Kumar – Kavi Subhash stretch from 06:50 hrs – 10:00 hrs. on that day. From 10:00 hrs. onwards normal services will be available over the entire Dakshineswar – Kavi Subhash stretch as usual.
On 21.05.23 (Sunday) Metro services will be available in between Dakshineswar/Dumdum – Mahanayak Uttam Kumar stations from 09:00hrs to 10:00hrs. No Metro services will be available on Mahanayak Uttam Kumar – Kavi Subhash stretch from 09:00hrs – 10:00hrs. From 10:00hrs onwards normal services will be available over the entire Dakshineswar – Kavi Subhash stretch as usual.
Shri Kausik Mitra,CPRO, Metro Railway has categorically clarified that this block is being taken on this weekend for regular track maintenance work causing least inconvenience to the commuters. Metro piers on Kavi Subhash to Mahanayak Uttam Kumar stretch, i.e. the via-duct section is safe and fit for the Metro movement. Metro Railway authorities take all possible measures to ensure safety of commuters while running the Metro. Shri Mitra has further requested the commuters not to pay any heed to any rumour that Metro piers, pillars are unsafe and to co-operate with the Metro authorities during this track maintenance work.
Shri Kausik Mitra
Chief Public Relations Officer