Kolkata: Passengers is not going to be required to e-book e-passes for using the Kolkata Metro from January 18, an official mentioned on Wednesday.
The metro may even improve the frequency of its weekday providers on the North-South Line from 228 to 240, the official mentioned.
“No e-passes can be required for anybody,” Kolkata Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee mentioned.
The town’s metro railway providers resumed from September 14 after remaining closed for a number of months owing to the COVID-19 pandemic-related lockdown.
E-passes had been made necessary for boarding the metro trains after the resumption of providers. It had been relaxed progressively with exemptions for particular age classes in pre-fixed time slots.