Airport Metro

  • Airport Metro fares slashed; New Delhi station to Airport in 19 minutes July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After operating the Airport Express Metro Line for the past one year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Thursday decided to reduce passenger fares by up to 40 per cent from July 24. As per the revised structure, minimum fare on the corridor will now be Rs 20 instead...
  • GoM will look into Airport Metro issue, says Kamal Nath September 3, 2013

    Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said the advice and guidance of an empowered group of ministers (EGoM) will be sought to sort out issues related to the Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL). "In next two or three weeks, we will meet the group of ministers and we will get...
  • DMRC to form panel to examine airport line enquiry committee report August 21, 2013

    DMRC is planning to form a panel that will examine the airport metro line enquiry committee report and recommend action on its findings. In a DMRC board meeting, which was skipped by Delhi Metro chief Mangu Singh, the board on Wednesday discussed further action on the report of the enquiry committee...
  • Airport Metro link: CAG says DMRC gave undue advantage to DIAL August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The CAG has pulled up Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for relaxing payment conditions for Rs 448 crore owed by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) in lieu of construction work carried out on Airport Metro Line. In its report, the auditor said that when the Airport Metro link was...
  • 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...
  • Delhi Metro rejects Reliance Infrastructure's notice to stop Airport Metro June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday rejected a notice issued by Reliance Infrastructure to stop operating the Airport Metro Express Line from Sunday. "Reliance Infrastructureled Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited (DAMEPL) had sent a notice on Thursday to Delhi Metro intimating that they would stop operating the Airport Line...
  • Reliance Infra refuses to run Airport Metro line after June 30 June 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Infra has on Friday refused to run the Airport Metro Line after June 30 in view of huge losses it has suffered. Reliance Infra has asked Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to take over Airport Metro line but the latter has refused the offer. Meanwhile, DMRC has accused Reliance...
  • Airport Metro introduces 30trip card reducing fare by around 33 pc May 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Airport Express Metro on Friday launched a new 30trip monthly pass for commuters which will reduce the fare by around 33 per cent compared to the single journey fare. The new 30trip monthly passes would cost between Rs 400 and Rs 2,000 for 30 trips, depending upon...
  • Discounted 'family fares' announced for Airport Metro commuters May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Commuters of Delhi Airport Metro, travelling with their families or in groups of two or more, will now get discounts ranging from Rs 20 to Rs 80 per ticket. Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited on Tuesday announced the special discounted 'Family Fares'. Under the new scheme, the...
  • Airport Metro resumes check-in facility at New Delhi station March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Airport Metro has resumed check-in facility for domestic and international flyers at the New Delhi station. At present, Air India and Jet Airways will provide domestic and international check-in at the station while talks are on with other airlines that have international service to set up their check-in...
  • '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...
  • Delhi Airport Metro trains to run at higher speed from today February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The swanky Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) in the capital will run at higher speed from Monday, an official said. "Currently the AMEL is running at 60 kmph. Delhi Metro has conducted inspections of the corridor. From Monday, the speed of trains would be increased to 70 kmph and...
  • Delhi Airport Metro slows down, fares go up by 50 pc January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Infrastructureled Delhi Airport Metro Express has increased fares on the highspeed corridor at a time when the train speed has been drastically reduced to 50 km per hour. The 50 per cent fare hike came into effect on Wednesday just a day after commercial operations on the...
  • Delhi Airport Metro to resume services from today January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro's airport express line will resume services from Tuesday evening. The services were suspended for over six months over safety concerns. "The Airport Metro line would resume commercial operations at its regular timing of 5.30 am from January 22 (Tuesday)," Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra), which runs the...
  • Delhi Airport Metro to reopen from Tuesday January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Airport Metro Express line in New Delhi will resume operations at 5.30 am on Tuesday, nearly six months after it was shut down on grounds of safety, officials said Monday. "The Airport Metro line would resume commercial operations at its regular timing of 5.30 am from January 22...
  • Delhi's Airport Metro gets safety clearance January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) in the capital is expected to resume operations shortly, nearly six months after it was shut down on safety concerns, a Delhi Metro official said on Friday. The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) has given a clearance certificate to the swanky...
  • 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 Airport Metro to undergo safety test on Jan 15, 16 January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Moving a step towards resumption of services, Delhi's showcase Airport Metro Express Corridor will undergo a twoday mandatory safety inspection by the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) next week. The 23km corridor connecting the city's business centre of Connaught Place with the Terminal3 of the Indira Gandhi...
  • Airport Metro to resume services at curtailed speed December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Airport Express Metro line would resume services at a curtailed speed of 80 kmph against the permissible limit of 120 kmph, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. "It has been decided to resume services at a speed of 80 kmph against the maximum permissible speed...
  • Airport Metro likely to run again by early 2013 December 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Unwilling to wait till Delhi Metro's PhaseIII is completed, the Centre wants construction work on 'some sections' of the PhaseIV project to start immediately once the detailed project report is completed. Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath also said Delhi's Airport Metro Express might start functioning again by the...
  • 'No deadline set for reopening Delhi airport metro' September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Rectification work on the Delhi Airport Metro Express corridor has begun and no deadline has been fixed for its completion, the Urban Development Ministry said on Friday nearly two months after the Line was closed down temporarily. The Ministry took stock of the repair work at a...
  • Delhi airport metro mess: What is the root of the problem? August 16, 2012

    CNNIBN accesses correspondence between DMRC and Reliance Infra that shows the issue could be related to payment of concession fee. ...
  • DMRC, Reliance trade charges over airport metro tunnel seepage August 16, 2012

    The DMRC and the Reliance Infra are blaming each other for the seepage in the 17km long Delhi airport metro tunnel. ...
  • Airport tunnel mess: Reliance, DMRC face off August 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi airport metro link was expected to be India's answer to world's best metro services. However, some pictures, accessed exclusively by CNNIBN, show the sorry state in which the metro line was running before being forced to shut down. A large part of the airport metro link is...
  • Delhi Airport Metro repair to cost Rs 12 crore August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The cost of repairing the Delhi Airport Metro link would be about Rs 12 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. The Delhi Metro "has informed that the estimated cost of repair would be Rs 12 crore approximately and their stand is that there would be no revenue...
  • Did DMRC compromise on airport metro line safety? August 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The governmentrun Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) has filed a report that exposes how the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Reliance Infra overlooked serious technical problems in the Indias first airport metro service. The RDSO's report accessed by IBN 7 shows how the airport metro ran on...
  • Airport Metro problems mired in blame game July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Problems in the Airport Metro Express have got mired in a blame game with operator Reliance Infrastructure putting the entire onus on Delhi Metro for defects in the civil structure because of which the services had to be suspended. As a joint inspection team of...
  • Govt to make statement on airport metro suspension July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Urban Development Ministry will meet with officials of Reliance Infrastructure and the DMRC to try and resolve the issue of the Metro Airport Express which has been shut for the time being due to technical problems and safety risks. The ministry is likely to make a statement...
  • Airport metro suspension could've been averted: DMRC July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro has sought to shift the blame on Airport Express Metro operator Reliance Infra for suspension of its services by suggesting that the situation could have been avoided if the concessionaire had detected defects on time. However, Reliance Infrastructure maintained that a decision to suspend services on the...