Topic: Kolkata metro
The British had conceptualised a metro across the Hooghly river in 1921. But the east-west Line 2 of the Kolkata Metro is unlikely to be completed even by 2021.
Kolkata Metro expects to complete East-West project, which is partly under Hooghly river, by March 2022 after a delay of several years doubled costs.
Official letters accessed by ThePrint reveal several agencies had opposed realignment of the East-West Metro corridor route back in 2012.
The two buildings that collapsed in Kolkata Tuesday were among 18 in the Bowbazar area that had developed cracks during work for the East-West Metro project.
Metro, launched by Vajpayee in 2002, is now world’s 3rd largest rapid transit system, setting global standards for cleanliness & sustainability.
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