Metro door opens on the wrong side at Esplanade


Kolkata: Highlighting the extreme carelessness and inefficiency of the Kolkata metro, the door of a metro rack was opened on the wrong side at Esplanade metro station, jeopardizing the passenger’s security.

As per the reports, the motorman of the rack was allegedly busy talking in his mobile phone and opened the door on the wrong side mistakenly at the Esplanade metro station on Saturday.

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The metro has long been haunted by severe mechanical failure and infrastructural decay, passengers have earlier complained of launching a massive movement if the situation is not improved soon.

The metro authority has claimed that the incident was the result of the motor man’s negligence and he has been replaced later.