Kolkata to get India's First Underwater Metro Rail Link Service

Posted on:12 Jun 2017 13:58:19
Kolkata to get India's First Underwater Metro Rail Link Service
12 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Kolkata city will set to have an underwater Metro Rail Service under the river Hoogly.

  • It is the India's first underwater transportation tunnel of India.

  • The project connects Howrah to the west and Salt Lake to the east. The stretch of 16.6 km will have 12 stations, six of which will be under the ground, while the remaining six stations will be on elevated tracks.

  • The cost of the project will be around 60 crores.

  • The project is expected to be completed by December 2019.



  • Kolkata city will set to have an underwater Metro Rail Service under the river Hoogly.

  • It is the India's first underwater transportation tunnel of India.

  • The project connects Howrah to the west and Salt Lake to the east. The stretch of 16.6 km will have 12 stations, six of which will be under the ground, while the remaining six stations will be on elevated tracks.

  • The cost of the project will be around 60 crores.

  • The project is expected to be completed by December 2019.


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