Well, not really, no

Kolkata to get India’s first underwater Metro

I think we’d say “under the water” rather than underwater……

4 thoughts on “Well, not really, no”

  1. Reminds me of the scene in the 1954 film The Maggie, where a cargo ship trying to sail out of the Clyde runs aground on a tunnel belonging to the Glasgow Subway.

  2. Dear Mr Worstall

    When I visited Calcutta in December 1990, part of the underground was under construction using cut-and-cover. The bit that had been cut but not covered was full of water. I did wonder how they were going to finish the project. Now I know.

    DP

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