He virtually flagged off the inaugural train from Noapara to Dakshineswar in the 4.1-km stretch of the north-south corridor of the metro railway.
The prime minister will flag off a train from Noapara to Dakshineswar from a programme in the Hooghly district.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the project, which has suffered delays owing to several issues, has been fast-tracked since 2015.
In the card, Union Ministers Piyush Goyal Babul Supriyo has been invited for the inauguration ceremony.
An officer of Bowbazar police station said they are probing the incident and trying to talk to the woman.
The 16-kilometre long Kolkata Metro project will connect Salt Sector 5 with Howrah Maidan. The phase one of the projects connecting Salt Lake Sector-5 to Salt Lake Stadium will soon be operational.
Disaster management personnel along with those of the fire and emergency services department rescued the passengers, the officials said.
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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra receives a memento during the party's Pratigya Rally, in Moradabad.PTI Photo
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