Airport Express

  • Delhi Metro to sell travel tokens to all lines from Airport station September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday started operating an exclusive token counter at the Airport Metro station of the Airport Express Line to sell tokens and smart cards for journey from New Delhi station to all other metro lines. "Airport Express Line passengers who...
  • Delhi Metro records highest ridership of over 23.5 lakh commuters July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation witnessed a record breaking number of commuters travelling in its trains on Monday. "Delhi Metro recorded the highest ever ridership figure of 23,62,279 on July 1, which surpassed the earlier record set on June 18, when 23,32,298 people travelled by the Metro," a DMRC...
  • DMRC to take over Airport Express link from midnight June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will take over the operations of the 22.7 kilometer long Airport Express link from midnight on Sunday. "DMRC is going to take over the operations of the Airport Express Link from midnight tonight. Accordingly, the services of airport metro will commence as usual...
  • DMRC begins preparations to operate Airport Express line June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Reliance Infra refused to operate the Delhi Airport Metro line beyond June 30, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Saturday said it has started all the necessary arrangements required to take over operations of the 22.7 kilometer long express link. "DMRC has started all necessary...
  • 'No inquiry into implementation of Airport metro at this stage' March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Urban Development ministry on Wednesday said there was no question of inquiry into implementation of Airport Express metro line at this stage as it had not received any final recommendation in the audit report. "Office of the Principal Director of Commercial Audit, Indian Audit and Accounts Department has...
  • Airport Metro Express undergoes safety test January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) on Tuesday began a twoday mandatory safety inspection of the highspeed Airport Metro Express Corridor. The 23km corridor connecting the city's business centre of Connaught Place with Terminal3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport was shut down temporarily in July last...
  • Airport Metro to undergo safety test from Tuesday January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi's showcase Airport Metro Express Corridor will undergo a twoday mandatory safety inspection by the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) beginning on Tuesday. The 23km corridor connecting the city's business centre of Connaught Place with the Terminal3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport was shut down in July,...
  • Delhi Metro rejects Reliance Infrastructure's offer to quit October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Saturday said it has rejected an offer by Reliance Infrastructure to quit the showcase Airport Metro Express citing financial nonviability and asserted that the corridor would soon be thrown open to public after due repairs are completed. Delhi Metro Managing Director Mangu Singh admitted that...
  • End of a dream run for Airport Express Metro line? July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: For the Delhi Metro's Airport Express line, it is the end of a dream run. India's first publicprivate Metro Rail partnership, the Reliance InfraDelhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Airport Express has been suspended, just a year after it was started with much aplomb. Dr Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Ministry of...
  • Delhi Airport Express metro repair work to be done by August July 7, 2012

    The Delhi Airport Express link will be suspended from Sunday because of technical snags. ...
  • Delhi's airport Metro may restart late August July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, is likely to restart only in late August, much to the discomfort of commuters. The Airport Metro, which ferries over 15,000 people daily on the 23km network, covers the distance between the...
  • 'Airport Metro stopped due to repair, not losses' July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The services of the Airport Express Metro line will be suspended from Sunday onwards. Interestingly, both the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Reliance Infra have cited repair work as the prime reason for stopping the service, and not financial losses. In fact, representatives of both the DMRC...
  • Delhi Metro baggage checkin facility starts June 11, 2011

    New Delhi: After getting delayed for more than three months, the baggage checkin facility at the Delhi Airport Metro Express line finally started on Friday. If you are boarding a flight from the T3 terminal of the Delhi airport you won't really have to go all the way to the airport...
  • Delhi Metro to take you to IGI airport now February 23, 2011

    After missing several deadlines the Delhi Airport Metro Express line is finally open to the public. ...
  • Delhi Metro to start CP to IGI link February 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The Capital will join a select few cities in the world to have a highspeed link to the airport with Delhi Metro's most sensitive line likely to start commercial operations from Wednesday, finally bringing the IGI airport closer to the city. If all goes well and CISF completes its...
  • Trial runs on Airport Express line to be delayed September 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Highspeed Airport Express Line was to be commissioned this week, has been delayed over the security concerns ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Trials on the entire 23km route from New Delhi to IGI Airport were to be conducted this week. Full trial runs on the highspeed Airport Express Line was...