West Bengal: Kolkata Metro officially bids farewell to non-AC coaches, organizes photo exhibition

ANI, Kolkata

Published by: Kuldeep Singh |
Monday, 25 October 2021 Updated to 12:58 AM IST

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Mahanayak also organized an exhibition titled ‘Down the Memory Lane’ at Uttam Kumar Station to commemorate the removal of non-AC coaches from Kolkata Metro. Its operations began on this day in the year 1984.

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Kolkata Metro Railways on Sunday formally bid farewell to non-AC coaches. Some of these coaches have been in service since the launch of the country’s first underground railway in 1984.

Mahanayak also organized an exhibition titled ‘Down the Memory Lane’ at Uttam Kumar Station to commemorate the removal of non-AC coaches from Kolkata Metro. Its operations began on this day in the year 1984.

Organized photo exhibition
Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Kolkata Metro, said, “As part of the farewell of these coaches, we have set up a photo exhibition showcasing the past, present and future of Metro Rail.

Work is underway to expand the metro rail network
Joshi said it was an opportunity to recapture the moments the city shared with the Metro Railway, which has become an integral part of people’s lives. He said work on expanding the Metro rail network was ongoing and Metro would launch new routes in two to three years.

The Kolkata Metro service was started in 1984
The Kolkata Metro was officially launched in 1984, but the idea of ​​building it began with British India. The East West Tube Railway in Kolkata was proposed in 1921 by the British engineer Harley Dolrimple. However, the proposal did not materialize for a long time. Because repeatedly had to cry about the fund. The real pace of work on the project increased during the reign of Chief Minister Bidhan Chandra Roy after independence. But even at that time nothing remarkable work took place. Metro works accelerated in the 70s and in 1984 the first metro was run in Kolkata.

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Kolkata Metro Railways on Sunday formally bid farewell to non-AC coaches. Some of these coaches have been in service since the launch of the country’s first underground railway in 1984.

Mahanayak also organized an exhibition titled ‘Down the Memory Lane’ at Uttam Kumar Station to commemorate the removal of non-AC coaches from Kolkata Metro. Its operations began on this day in the year 1984.

Organized photo exhibition

Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Kolkata Metro, said, “As part of the farewell of these coaches, we have organized a photo exhibition showcasing the past, present and future of Metro Rail.

Work is underway to expand the Metro Rail network

Joshi said it was an opportunity to recapture the moments the city shared with the Metro Railway, which has become an integral part of people’s lives. He said work on expanding the Metro Rail network was ongoing and Metro would launch new routes in two to three years.

The Kolkata Metro service was started in 1984

The Kolkata Metro was officially launched in 1984, but the idea of ​​building it began with British India. The East West Tube Railway in Kolkata was proposed in 1921 by the British engineer Harley Dolrimple. But for a long time this proposal did not materialize. Because repeatedly shouted about the fund. The real pace of work on the project increased during the reign of Chief Minister Bidhan Chandra Roy after independence. But even at that time nothing remarkable work took place. Metro works accelerated in the 70s and in 1984 the first metro was run in Kolkata.

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