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Kolkata: Piyush Goyal Inaugurates City's Second Metro Line

Kolkata got its second Metro line on Thursday - 36 years after the country's first underground railway system came into being in the city - with the first phase of the East-West Metro being flagged off by railway minister Piyush Goyal. The inaugural train zoomed off from Sector V station to traverse a 4.88km distance to Salt Lake Stadium, as Goyal said that the entire 16.5-km stretch of the corridor - till Howrah Maidan - is likely to be completed in two years. Watch full bulletin. 

Updated : 14 February 2020, 10:03 AM