KOLKATA (Metro Rail News): The Kolkata Metro Rail authorities who are arranging for the much-awaited review of Phoolbagan stretch through the commissioner of railway safety this month from the upcoming week onwards.
Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) was done the inspection work Phoolbagan extension, earlier in the month of Feb. However, when the city is limping back to its normal routine and hopes of a continuation of commuters services are high, the metro officials are preparing for the inspection that is supposed to take place this month.
An official stated that if everything goes right as per the plan and the nod from the CRS is taken, the inauguration can be done in August.
The metro railway is also ready for the resumption of commercial operations shortly as it gets a green signal from the central authorities. As per the sources, when the services resume, commuters will be supported to use smart cards.
Commuters influx will also be controlled right at the entrance gates of Kolkata’s metro stations. When the excavation of the tunnel of the Noapara Airport metro expansion project has also been commenced.
The base concrete of grade M-20 for the base slab of the tunnel has been developed newly while the casting of the upper slab is also under progress.
As per the metro railway officials, the implementing agency of the project has made the casting of 5 numbers of PSC 1 girder of 20-22 metre span while the lockdown period.