Left Menu
Development News Edition

Power failure stalls Metro Railway services in Kolkata


Power failure stalls Metro Railway services in Kolkata

Metro Railway services were disrupted Wednesday due to a breakdown in power supply to a Kavi Subhash-bound rake, shortly after its departure from Dum Dum station. Passengers of the train, which halted on the tracks at 1 pm, were immediately evacuated and escorted back to the platform at Dum Dum station by the Railway Protection Force (RPF), Kolkata Police and state disaster management personnel, Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee said.

Truncated services were being run between Belgachia station in the north and Kavi Subhash in the southern part of the city owing to the snag. Banerjee said work was on to rectify the problem and restore normal operation..

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION/BLOG/INTERVIEW

Future of Food: Technology fostering the road to global food security

Technological innovation can help address most of the pressing issues facing the world today including food security by enhancing productivity, improving financial services, managing resources, addressing environmental concerns, etc....

Conspiracy theories on COVID 19: Legislators, Scientists, and Journalists all joined the Caravan

Conspiracy theories are not new for virus epidemics. There have been conspiracy theories on HIV-AIDS, Polio Vaccines, Ebola Virus, and several other diseases as well. However, what makes the 2019 Novel Coronavirus different from others is ...

Now it’s a war, Uganda deploys army to combat locust swarms

Its for the first time after 1986, the locust swarms have attacked Uganda twice in a season. With the increasing number of countries of Africa under attack by locust swarms, the problem seems to have taken a regional paradigm. Its very diff...

Top 10 Fake News, Myths and Realities on 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID 19

With nearly 1500 deaths by January 14 and around 65,000 infections in China, the Novel Coronavirus 2019 has become one of the worst health epidemics of the 21st Century. However, 8,573 people have been cured but the rumor mongers are a...

Videos

Latest News

How Balakot airstrike became 'Bandar', inside story from the man who executed it

Research and Analysis Wing RAW provided excellent intelligence inputs for Balakot airstrike, said Air Marshal retd C Hari Kumar, who headed the IAFs Western Command during the operation last year. The intelligence given by RAW on Balakot wa...

WRAPUP 7-Coronavirus pandemic inevitable, U.S. warns as disease spreads across globe

Asia reported hundreds of new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, including the first U.S. soldier to be infected, as the United States warned of an inevitable pandemic, and outbreaks in Italy and Iran spread to more countries. World stocks tum...

J&K L-G Advisor K K Sharma to head reconstituted Board of Technical Education

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has reconstituted the Board of Technical Education which would be headed by K K Sharma, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, as its chairman, an official spokesman said on Wednesday. In pursuance of Section-5...

The Sims 5 update: EA’s CEO Andrew Wilson on single-player, multiplayer components

When is The Sims 5 coming The videogame aficionados have been waiting to know the release date of The Sims 5 for a long time. Read the texts below to get the latest information on the possible fifth installment.A hint of The Sims 5 recently...

Give Feedback