Kolkata Metro Map

Metro Map of Kolkata

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*Kolkata Metro map showing all the metro stations and the places covered by Kolkata Metro. Disclaimer

Kolkata formerly Calcutta is a city of many hues; its diversity and uniqueness is difficult to confine in a single phrase. Situated on the eastern bank of River Hooghly, Calcutta was established by the British out of three villages, Kalikata, Sutanuti and Govingapur. Today, it is a prosperous flourishing metropolis, commercial and financial hub, military port and home to more than 4 million people.

It is a city in need of renewal as it has lagged far behind in providing the best amenities to growing population. The antiquity of Kolkata and unplanned growth has exacerbated the problems further.

The government, realizing the magnitude of this problem, is keenly putting in place modern infrastructure and has tied up with a number of agencies to work towards its goal.

Metropolitan Transport Project was initiated in 1969, the master plan was prepared in 1971, work started on 29th December, 1972 on Dumdum Tollygunge corridor. Kolkata Metro which is the first underground Metro railway in India construction progressed from 1972 to 2013. The first metro line in India, the first stretch, of about 3.4 km between Esplanade and Bhowanipur was completed in 1984.

Phase I was completed in 1995, from Dum Dum to Tollygunge (Mahanayak Uttam Kumar). Phase II from Mahanayak Uttam Kumar to Kavi Nazrul station in 2009. The last leg upto Kavi Subhash station was opened in 2010 and in 2013 further extended to Naopara. Today about 5 lakh passengers enjoy the benefits of this modern metro system every day.

Kolkata Metro was the nations first metro and developed as a totally indigenous procedure, it was more an experimental undertaking when compared to the Delhi Metro. Therefore, it took about 23 years to build the 17 km Underground Railroad but, the project, for sure, has carved a unique position in the hearts of the people.

East West corridor connection between Howrah Railway Station and Bidhannagar was sanctioned in 2008. This would connect two of the busiest railway stations in the world; Howrah and Sealdah, and would pass under the Hooghly River. It would be the first river crossing metro in the country. The work on this underwater railroad has commenced; the journey would give Kolkata its second metro; a metro the residents and Indians would be proud of.

Existing - Noapara to Kavi Subhash (27.28 km)

Noapara, Dum Dum, Belgarhia, Shyam Bazaar, Shobha Bazaar, Girish Park, M G Road, Central, Chandini Chowk, Esplanade, Park street, Maidan, Rabindra Sadan, Netaji Bhawan, J D Park, Kalighat, Rabindra Sarobar, M H Uttam Kumar, Netaji, Master da Surya Sen, Geetanjali, Kavi Nazrul, Shaheed Khudiram, Kavi Subhash (New Gharia)

Neopara - Dum Dum to New Garia Metro line is of 27.28 kilometres and has 24 stations.

The metro network is currently under expansion and work is in progress on four lines namely Howrah Maidan to Salt Lake Sect V, BBD Bagh to Joka, Noapara to Barasat, and New Garia to NSCB Airport. Two more lines are approved and construction is yet to commence. These are Dum Dum to Dakshineswar - which is the extension of the existing line and a new line Baranagar to Barrackpore of West Bengal.

Metro LinePlanned distance (Kms)Planned Number of Stations
Line 2: Howrah Maidan to Salt Lake Sector V14.6712
Line 3: BBD Bagh to Joka16.7213
Line 4: Noapara - Barasat17.0259
Line 6: New Garia - NSCB Airport3224
Line 1: Neopara - Barangar - Dakshineshwar (extension)"4.1393
Approved (construction to commence soon):  
Kavi Subhash (New Garia) - Biman Bandar"29.123
Line 5: Baranagar - Barrackpore12.411
Esplanade - Joka Bird Bagh"15.07514
Howrah - Salt Lake (East-West Corridor)14.6717

Last Updated on : September 7, 2017



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