Kolkata Metro becomes India’s first metro train to run under river

Kolkata Metro becomes India’s first metro train to run under river

Kolkata Metro has achieved a significant milestone as it became the first metro rail in India to complete an under-river journey.

Kolkata Metro has achieved a significant milestone as it became the first metro rail in India to complete an under-river journey.

The metro rakes passed through an underwater tunnel beneath the Hooghly river

The metro rakes passed through an underwater tunnel beneath the Hooghly river

The tunnel, which is 32 meters beneath the water level, is expected to begin trial runs on the 4.8-km underground section from Howrah Maidan to Esplanade soon.

The tunnel, which is 32 meters beneath the water level, is expected to begin trial runs on the 4.8-km underground section from Howrah Maidan to Esplanade soon.

The four stations on this stretch include Esplanade, Mahakaran, Howrah, and Howrah Maidan.

The four stations on this stretch include Esplanade, Mahakaran, Howrah, and Howrah Maidan.