Metro railways service in Kolkata is the fastest in the city. Its takes 32 minutes to travel from Tollyguange to Dum Dum (by road its more than one hour). This was the first metro service in India. The trains are always on time. Comfortable journey with A/C coaches. Loved it.
After reaching Kolkata, don't miss the first opportunity to get into a metro. Highly efficient, clean, fast and quick mode of travel. You can travel the length-breadth of Kolkata in 45 minutes or so. World class infrastructure and facility in a world class heritage city. Do travel in the metro train, even it is for fun. The last metro is... 更多
Pros- 1) Can quickly go from one part of city to another. 2) Several kilometers are covered in only a few minutes. 3) Economical ticket prices. 4) A few AC coaches have been launched that makes travel comfortable. 5) Easy availability of buses and auto rickshaws outside metro stations. Cons- 1) Frequency of metro trains should be increased. 2) Trains... 更多
Metro Service in Kolkata was very good during 90's.At that time it ran from Tollygunj to Esplanade and Dumdum to Shyambazar.At that time journey was pleasant.After that it was extended from Tollygunj to Dumdum.Now when it was finally extended from Dumdum to Garia the service declined.Although couple of A/c train have been introduced,but the stations are very old .Moreover it... 更多
We took the metro ride from Shyambazar to Kavi Subhash and then back to Park Street. It was a very hot May day in Kolkata and we expected to cool ourselves like the Mumbai Metro. We were shocked to see that the coaches were non AC and that too pretty old. The platforms looked cleaner but we missed our cold... 更多
First underground metro rail in India, still going strong! Metro rail saves a lot of time and is kind to your pockets as well. Coming from Bangalore where we have the elevated metro, traveling in underground metro was fun for us. If you're a traveler visiting Kolkata, I would recommend you to commute at least once in the metro. It's... 更多
The first city in India to be blessed with metro railway is kolkata and its still the best mode of transportation. low fares, air conditioned , cleanliness and timeliness is the best part of kolkata metro railway.
Metro railway is a blessing to Kolkata city. One can save a lot of time and money using this facility. A long distance and be covered very easily from north to the south of the city. Air condition facility is also available which helps in travelling peacefully. Tickets are reasonable and can be purchased easily.
great luck and achivement of calcuta to get metro as their gift it saves money and time.It has turned into tourist points in kolkata brilliant airconditioned fast metros
The best way of commuting within city is by Metro. India's first underground Metro is an amazing experience to travel. In just INR 15 you can travel all stations of metro. connectivity is also good, speed is amazing. Only drawback is design of the metro. All metro trains are old. They should be replaced. Without riding a metro in Kolkata... 更多
If I am in rush and I am availng public transport the best mode comes to my mind is metro.Are you thinking now do we see "bob biswas" there!!hahha no that is in kahani..lets write your own kahani by riding it..hihhi..
To enjoy Kolkata withe ase you need to know the bye lanes but to get from one end to another, try the Metro. From the north to south and vice versa in max.45 mins and the stations in d middle that connect to different parts of the city. Count Park Street as the middle and you can easily reach either... 更多
As we all know, the first metro railway in the country was established in Kolkata way back in 1984. It took a long time to build it but surely the wait was worth it. Ever since its beginning, the metro is now one of the most important and surely the fastest way of commuting within the city. Unlike other transportation... 更多
The first metro rail service in india, started in Kolkata . The coaches are pretty old vis a vis New Delhi. The metro needs a midas touch asap. But it's a cheap and convenient mode of public transport in Kolkata. Metro is the lifeline of the city...but has its limitations.