Underwater Metro: PM Modi will inaugurate the country's first underwater metro today; Facility for the first time in Kolkata


Posted on 6th Mar 2024 09:56 am by rohit kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the country's first underwater metro in Kolkata today. After reaching West Bengal, PM Modi will dedicate this state-of-the-art metro rail service to the countrymen in a function. Kolkata's underwater metro has been constructed under the Hooghly River. A few days ago, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav reviewed the Kolkata Metro Rail services. The Prime Minister will dedicate the underwater metro rail, which is completely ready for the passengers, to the country on Wednesday.

 

Maharashtra will also get the gift of development projects

Apart from the underwater metro, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate the Kavi Subhash-Hemant Mukhopadhyay metro section and the Taratala-Majerhat metro section. Along with this, PM Modi will also inaugurate many major metro and rapid transit projects across the country. Apart from this, the Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for the extension of Pune Metro Rail Project Phase 1 between Pimpri Chinchwad Metro-Nigdi.

 

 

The first phase of Kolkata's East-West Metro

It is noteworthy that in February 2020, the then Railway Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated the first phase of the East-West Metro Corridor of Kolkata Metro connecting Salt Lake Sector V and Salt Lake Stadium. The 16.5 km long metro line connects Howrah on the west bank of the Hooghly to Salt Lake City on the east bank. 10.8 km portion is underground. This is India's first such transport project, in which the metro rail will pass through a tunnel built under the river.

 

Also Read: The number of candidates in the Lok Sabha elections increased four times as compared to 1952, read how many candidates contested the first general election.

1 Like 0 Dislike
Previous news Next news
Other news

Shah Rukh Khan Health Update: Shahrukh Khan is still undergoing treatment in Ahmedabad Hospital, expected to be discharged today

Bollywood's Badshah Shahrukh Khan was admitted to a hospital in Ahmedabad after a heat stroke, af

Pushpa 2: This legendary cricketer will have a cameo in Pushpa 2? Tagging Allu Arjun, he said- 'I am eagerly waiting...'

Pushpa 2: The craze for the 2021 blockbuster film Pushpa The Rise was seen all over the world. Na

SRH vs CSK: Not Ruturaj Gaikwad, this player will change the luck! You can bet on these eleven players

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be eyeing a winning comeback when th

Pushpa 2: A new update related to 'Pushpa 2: The Rule' comes out, know what is the 'animal' connection of the film?

As the release date of the film 'Pushpa 2: The Rule' is getting closer, new updates related

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest: AAP's protest against CM's arrest, these metro stations closed; people troubled by traffic jam

Following the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party called for nati

Ashwin: 'Dhoni is great, but Rohit is no less', Ashwin praised the Indian captain on the matter of a family emergency.

Ravichandran Ashwin played an important role in the Test series win against England. After the la

Pune car crash: Notice issued to minor accused in Porsche case, to appear before Juvenile Justice Board today

On May 18, a speeding Porsche car hit a bike in Pune, Maharashtra. Two bike riders died on the sp

PSEB 10th Result: Punjab School Education Board's 10th class result was released, the result was 97.24 percent

The result of class 10th has been declared by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB). This time

Nita Ambani: Nita Ambani did a wonderful dance on the bhajan she used to listen to in her childhood in her son's pre-wedding ceremony.

There was a lot of excitement at the pre-wedding functions of Anant Ambani, the youngest son of t

SRH vs GT Playing 11: Hyderabad eyes a place in the playoffs, will face Gujarat today, see playing 11

Despite not being able to maintain consistency in performance, Sunrisers Hyderabad need

Sign up to write
Sign up now if you have flare of writing..
Login   |   Register
Follow Us
Indyaspeak @ Facebook Indyaspeak @ Twitter Indyaspeak @ Pinterest RSS



Play Free Quiz and Win Cash