KOLKATA: In order to enhance passenger convenience for the people of Kolkata, Kolkata Metro has decided to run additional services and extend timings of its services from Monday December, 07th. The Metro Railway, Kolkata will run 204 daily services instead of 190 services between these days.
The first service will start from both ends i.e. from Dum Dum and Kavi Subhash at 07.00 hrs instead of 08.00hrs and from Noapara at 07.09 hrs instead of 08.09 hrs.
From Monday onwards, the last service will leave Kavi Subhash and Dum Dum at 21.30 hrs instead of 21.00 hrs and from Noapara at 21.25 hrs instead of 20.55 hrs. Services will be available in every 7 minutes during morning and evening peak hours.
Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, commends Kolkata Metro for extending its services in a tweet.
For senior citizens, ladies and children (below 15 years), e-pass will not be required throughout the day. For all other passengers, e-pass will not be required in between 07.00 hrs to 08.30 hrs in the morning and 20.00 hrs onwards in the evening. No token will be issued, only Smart Card shall be used.