HnExpress Bureau Report, Kolkata : Sealdah Metro Station will be open for general passengers from Tuesday, 31st May. The Commissioner of Railway Safety Department has recently given permission for the opening of Sealdah station. It was not known when the East West Metro would reach Sealdah. Although it was supposed to be inaugurated on 11th April, the day was delayed due to various reasons.
The barrier is expected to be lifted within this month. The Kolkata Metro plans to inaugurate the Sealdah station on Tuesday, May 31. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has said that the Kolkata Metro is being inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Kolkata Metro Deputy General said no written guidelines have been issued yet. However, next May 31 may be the probable day of the inauguration of the station.
Officials at KMRCL, which is in charge of building the East-West Metro truck and station, said the same. Sealdah Metro Station has been constructed 18 meters below Sealdah Railway Station. There are eight stairs, 16 escalators, 5 elevators and four platforms. It is learned that trains will be available on this line after twenty minutes from Sector Five.