Kolkata: At last metro services has been increased on Saturdays and Sundays. The commuters can avail be the new facility from this week itself. In total, 206 metros ply on Saturday including both the up and the down sections.
On Sunday only 94 metros run. On working days 278 metros run in all. It was a long demand of the passengers o increase the number of trains in the weekend since many private concerns operate on weekends. Many exams are also held on Sundays.
The metro authorities have decided to increase the number of trains on Saturday to 222 while the number of trains on Sunday has been increased by eight. The trains will be plying at small intervals. On Sunday the train services will be available at an interval of 15 minutes from 2pm.