Metro authorities in Kolkata have provided updates on the progress of the Gour Kishor Ghosh Metro Station, part of the Kavi Subhash-Biman Bandar (Airport) Corridor (Orange Line). Located at Chingrighata Crossing, a bustling traffic intersection, the station’s structural construction has been successfully completed, marking a significant milestone.

Named in honor of Gour Kishor Ghosh, a prominent figure in journalism and literature, the station is poised to become a primary gateway to Salt Lake, anticipated to handle a substantial volume of daily passengers.

Currently, the station is undergoing final phases of development, with approximately 60% of the construction for entry and exit points already finished. Key elements such as platform-level construction, installation of the steel roofing structure, and the construction of the connecting viaduct have been successfully accomplished.

Progress continues on the remaining 40% of architectural work, aimed at enhancing the station’s aesthetic and functional aspects. Upon completion, Gour Kishor Ghosh Station promises state-of-the-art passenger amenities, including eight escalators, four lifts, and multiple staircases for convenient access.

It will feature two spacious platforms extending 180 meters each, equipped with four ticket counters and Automatic Smart Card Recharge Machines (ASCRM) for streamlined ticketing services. Additionally, passengers will have access to a first-aid room and comfortable seating benches on the platforms, ensuring a safe and comfortable travel experience.