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Piyush Goyal inaugurates Railways’ ‘Durga Puja gift’, Kolkata Metro’s Phoolbagan Station

KOLKATA :
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday virtually inaugurated the Phoolbagan Station of Kolkata’s East West Metro corridor, describing the extension of the line from Salt Lake Stadium as a Durga Puja gift for the people of the metropolis.

Goyal also flagged off the first train from the new station to Salt Lake Sector-V, and said the entire stretch of the corridor is likely to be completed by December 2021.

“I am told that by the end of next year, the entire East West Corridor project of 16.55 km (between Sector-V and Howrah Maidan) is expected to be completed; hopefully with no further hiccups coming up due to the Covid pandemic,” he said while inaugurating the extension of the line till Phoolbagan Station through the virtual mode.

Phoolbagan is the first underground station to become operational in the East West Metro corridor, which travels both below the surface and

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