KOLKATA

System location

Country

 India

Region

West Bengal

City

 Kolkata

City population

 14 110 000

System description

Urban rail transport

Number of Lines

Stations, qty.

Length, km

Length underground, km

Last Update

Metro

2

 33

38,9

 16,5

 23.02.2021

Key details of METRO Lines

Line Designation

Stations qty.

Length, km

Length underground, km

Line 1

 26

 31,9

  15,5

Line 2

 7

 7,0

 1,0

History of METRO system

Date / Year

Line

Stretch

Remark

1973

Line 1

 --

Start of Metro construction

24.10.1984

Line 1

 Esplanade - Netaji Bhaban, 5 stations

System opening

12.11.1984

Line 1

  Dum Dum - Belgachhia, 2 stations

northern section, shuttle service

29.04.1986

Line 1

  Netaji Bhaban - Mahanayak Uttam Kumar, 4 station

13.08.1994

Line 1

  (Dum Dum) - Belgachhia - Shyambazar, 1 station

full service

02.10.1994

Line 1

  Esplanade - Chandni Chowk, 1 station

19.02.1995

Line 1

  Chandni Chowk - Central, 1 station

19.02.1995

Line 1

  Shyambazar - Girish Park, 2 stations

27.09.1995

Line 1

  Central - Girish Park, 1 stations

central section

23.08.2009

Line 1

  Mahanayak Uttam Kumar - Kavi Nazrul, 4 stations

07.10.2010

Line 1

  Kavi Nazrul - Kavi Subhash, 2 stations

10.07.2013

Line 1

  Dum Dum - Noapara, 1 station

13.02.2020

Line 2

  Salt Lake Sector V - Salt Lake Stadium, 5,3 km - 6 stations

05.10.2020

Line 2

  Salt Lake Stadium - Phoolbagan, 1,7 km - 1 station

22.02.2021

Line 1

  Naopara - Dakshineswar, 3,6 km - 2 stations

Future

 

 

 

2021

Line 3

 8,8 km - 8 stations

Under construction

2021

Line 6

 23,4 km - 20 stations

Under construction

Links

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