Metro Railway, Kolkata is the first underground Metro
Railway in India.
It extends from Dum-Dum near Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
airport, Kolkata to Tollygunj, the busy north south axis
of Kolkata over a length of 16.45 Kms.
There are Seventeen Stations en route at about one km
The Metro Railway Kolkata was constructed progressively
from 1972 to 1995, Phase-I a length of 3.04 Kms. from
Esplanade to Bhowanipur having been completed in 1984.
Full length of 16.45 Kms was commissioned in 1995.