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Address: Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

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.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Service of the metro rail is just ok, . No extension of the route, only they are maintaining the old and existing metro service. Metro routes must be extended as the population is increasing day by day.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Kolkata Metro is the first metro in India and covers a good area in Kolkata from dum dum to beyond Garia. Still lot of area to be covered. A nice way for travelling to cut short with jam and heat above the road. A full makeover is required for metro in Kolkata as lots of area needs to be covered... More 

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Jamnagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The stations are clean, signage proper and helpful and in-train announcements correct and adequate. Some of the trains are non-air-conditioned and quite noisy. The air-conditioned coaches are much better. Apart for daily commuters, tourists also benefit from the metro services, as many points of tourist interest can be easily accessed from the metro station. Schedules are mostly maintained. Fare is... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Kolkata got its metro when the rest of the India wouldn't have even heard about word called Metro Rail. One of the best things about these metros is fascinating underground stations and the timing of the train. It is definitely pride of Kolkata and inexpensive tickets.You buy a token and just get on. It's far more pleasant than the train!... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I usually go to office by metro rail. The AC rakes are very good. But the condition of non ac rakes are not so good. They are very old indeed.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Connecting north and south Kolkata in the fastest possible time. The people of north and south fringes of Kolkata can now travel throughout Kolkata. Apart for daily commuters, tourists also benefit from the metro services, as many points of tourist interest can be easily accessed from the metro station. The stations are clean; schedules are mostly maintained. Fare is reasonable.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Ad I am from kolkata so all the time wr need to travel through metro. We are really proud that metro started at kolkata as and for first time India .travelling is very easy and comfortable. Try to avoid office time to avoid too much crowd.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

With the updation of rakes to air-conditioned coaches, the Kolkata Metro is becoming better. Maintaining timely operations was always a hall mark. The stations are clean, signages proper and helpful and in-train announcements correct and adequate. Fares have recently been revised but still quite cheap and affordable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The metro rail in Kolkata offers reasonable service for commuting from one northern end of city to the southern end. I have experienced punctual service. Some of the trains are non-air-conditioned and quite noisy. The air-conditioned coaches are much better. But prepare in advance and proceed towards the door one or two stops in advance as the trains get really... More 

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