Tag Archives: India

Kolkata Metro

Kolkata Metro Information “India’s First, Kolkata’s Pride”. Thirty-seven years after independence, the Kolkata metro system was the first in India. The metro proves to be valuable to not just the people of Kolkata but it also serves the neighbouring areas of South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas. The metro however, operates on just 1… Read More »

Mumbai Monorail

Mumbai Monorail opened to the public on 2nd February, 2014 and is India’s first Monorail System.  Each train would have 4 coaches and carry up to 560 commuters. In its first phase, 8.8 Km line 1 would be functional between Chembur and Wadala.  In the Second Phase 11.20 KM long Line 2 would run from Wadala to Sant Gadge Maharaj… Read More »

Chennai Metro Rail

Chennai Metro Rail Information The Chennai Metro Rail is a rapid transit system which began operations on the 29th of June 2010, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.A part of the Phase 1 of the metro system is under operation and the rest is under construction. Currently a 10 km long line, serving 7 stations, the Phase… Read More »

Mumbai Metro

Mumbai Metro Information With the aim of reducing the traffic congestion in Mumbai, the construction of the metro began in the year 2008. A metro system with great plans, the metro currently operates on just 1 line, however, there are plans laid out for 3 more lines. If these expansion plans go through, it could… Read More »

Namma Metro (Bangalore Metro)

Namma Metro Information Namma metro is a rapid transit system that serves the population of the city of Bangalore in India. The system began operations on 20th October 2011, and presently has 2 lines which serve 16 active stations. The total track length is 42.3 kilometers. The metro is operated by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL). As… Read More »