The Kolkata Metro (KMRC) or Calcutta Metro is the oldest metro system of India serving the City of Kolkata along with some districts of South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas. It is considered as the first underground metro system in India. It was opened to commuters on 24 October 1984, 35 years ago.
The KMRC network consists of one operational line Kolkata Metro Line 1 and one under construction (Line 2), with four further lines in various stages of planning. The Line 1 which is also known as North South Metro. There are total 24 operational stations and total distance is 27.28 Kms.
|Owner:||Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (কলকাতা মেট্রো রেল নিগম)|
|Serving Cities:||Kolkata Metropolitan Area, India|
|Number of Lines:||1|
|Headquarters:||KMRCL Bhawan, HRBC Complex, 2nd & 3rd Floor, Munsi Premchand Sarani, Kolkata, India|
|Started Operations in:||24 October 1984; 35 years ago|
|Daily Timings:||6:45 am to 22:45 pm (Mon to Sat), 6:45 to 22:44|
Girish Park (after theater identity Girish Ghosh), Jatin Das Park (after opportunity contender Jatin Das), Kavi Subhash, Kavi Nazrul (after the artist Kazi Nazrul Islam), Mahanayak Uttam Kumar (after Bengali star performing artist Uttam Kumar), Mahatma Gandhi Road (after Mahatma Gandhi), Masterda Surya Sen (after flexibility warrior Surya Sen), Netaji, Netaji Bhavan (after Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose), Shahid Khudiram (after opportunity contender Khudiram Bose).