Esplanade metro station

The Esplanade metro station is a station of the Kolkata Metro.[1][2][3] The station is located in the Esplanade neighbourhood of Kolkata, at the northern end of Chowringhee Road/Jawaharlal Nehru Road near New Market and the Oberoi Grand hotel. It opened in 1984 as part of what is now Kolkata Metro Line 1. The station is being re-designed to be the largest station of the metro and will function as the interchange station between Line 1, Line 2 and Line 3.

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Esplanade
Kolkata Metro station
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Esplanade Metro station
LocationEsplanade, Kolkata
Coordinates22°33′54″N 88°21′06″E / 22.564942°N 88.351699°E / 22.564942; 88.351699Coordinates: 22°33′54″N 88°21′06″E / 22.564942°N 88.351699°E / 22.564942; 88.351699
Owned byKolkata Metro
Line(s) Line 1   Line 2   Line 3 
Platforms4 island platforms & 2 side platforms
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes Disabled access
Other information
Station codeKESP
History
Opened1984 [1][2][3]
Electrified750 V DC Third Rail
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Metro   Following station
toward Dakshineswar
Line 1
toward Kavi Subhash
Line 2
toward Joka
Line 3Terminus
Location
Esplanade is located in Kolkata
Esplanade
Esplanade
Location within Kolkata

The stationEdit

StructureEdit

Esplanade is underground interchange metro station for the Line 1, Line 2 and Line 3 of Kolkata Metro.

LayoutEdit

 Line 1 

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, tickets, station agent, shops
P Southbound → toward Kavi Subhash (Park Street)
Island platform, doors open on the right  
Northbound ← toward Dakshineswar (Chandni Chowk)

 Line 2 

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, tickets, station agent, shops
P Side platform, doors open on the left  
Eastbound → toward Salt Lake Sector V (Sealdah)
Island platform, doors open on the right  
Westbound ← toward Howrah Maidan (New Mahakaran)
Side platform, doors open on the left  

 Line 3 

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, tickets, station agent, shops
P Side platform, doors open on the left  
Northbound Terminus
Island platform, doors open on the right  
Southbound → toward Joka (Park Street)
Side platform, doors open on the left  

See alsoEdit

Other Wikimedia projectsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 November 2010. Retrieved 2011-05-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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