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Old July 22nd, 2016, 07:59 PM   #221
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Line 1 extension towards Dakshineshwar, photo taken at Baranagar.





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Old July 23rd, 2016, 09:13 PM   #222
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Thank you Dmitry for this cross-posting. Well done
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Old August 3rd, 2016, 11:42 AM   #223
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photos copyright Kurpila Raju (twitter)

EW Metro:

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Minister Babul Supriyo also has some video tweets of the tunneling.
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Old August 20th, 2016, 08:32 PM   #224
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A look inside one of #Kolkata Metro's U/C EW tunnels as it curves east towards the Howrah Railway Station



And here's the Howrah Railway Station where piling work is underway to build a TBM receiving shaft & metro station







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Old November 8th, 2016, 08:17 PM   #225
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"Snaps of #Kolkata Metro's U/C Airport - Garia line passing through the New Town neighborhood"

https://twitter.com/TheMetroRailGuy/...24423960944640
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Old November 11th, 2016, 05:28 PM   #226
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"Work Starts at Noapara for Kolkata Metro’s Extension to Dakshineswar"

http://themetrorailguy.com/2016/11/1...-dakshineswar/
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Old November 23rd, 2016, 04:41 PM   #227
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"Massive pile cap being prepared in Kolkata for the Noapara - Dakshineshwar metro line's viaduct over the Indian Railways' tracks"



https://twitter.com/TheMetroRailGuy/...71087767670784
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"Kolkata's Trams Form A Major Slice Of Its Heritage But The Day They Become History Is Not Too Far"

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india...ar-266641.html
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Old December 8th, 2016, 08:37 PM   #229
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"Work Starts at Noapara for Kolkata Metro’s Extension to Dakshineswar"

http://themetrorailguy.com/2016/11/1...-dakshineswar/
another new project - they should hurry up to compled first what is u.c. since 6 years - line 2 which sould be in service since Oct 2014 as oritinally planned before starting new sections! the picture of Howrah shows that the opening will take years to come!
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From Metro Report

http://www.metro-report.com/news/new...prototype.html

ICF rolls out new generation Kolkata metro train prototype
06 Jul 2017





INDIA: Indian Railways’ Integral Coach Factory in Chennai rolled out the first of two prototype metro trainsets for the Kolkata metro on July 4 in the presence of Railway Board Chairman A K Mittal.

According to ICF, the use of three-phase IGBT AC traction equipment and regenerative braking means that the trains will use 30% less energy than existing rolling stock currently used on the Kolkata metro

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Old July 7th, 2017, 09:13 PM   #231
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"Kolkata's Trams Form A Major Slice Of Its Heritage But The Day They Become History Is Not Too Far"

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india...ar-266641.html
This article has many wrong information and photos.
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Old November 19th, 2017, 06:42 AM   #232
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Kolkata arguably has one of the slowest metro construction in India, and possibly the world. But in the last few weeks work has started to pick up here are some updates.

Under construction Sector V Metro Station in Line No 2, Kolkata Metro



CC Somsubhro Kumar

Under construction Sector V Metro Station in Line No 2, Kolkata Metro


CC Somsubhro Kumar

adj. to East Kolkata RAMSAR Wetland. (photo: Andrew McNeill, 2017)



Line 2 under construction at Binay Badal Dinesh Baag -

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