DMRC

  • DMRC observes World Green Building Week 5 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will be observing World Green Building Week till September 27 to promote construction of environment friendly buildings. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has partnered with Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to observe the week on the theme "Get up,...
  • Electrician dies after ground caves in at Delhi Metro site 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old electrician was on Saturday killed at a construction site of Delhi Metro in Jamia Nagar this afternoon after a portion of ground caved in while working in a pit, police said. The incident took place when the electrician, identified as Durgesh, was working in a pit when...
  • Sreedharan named as principal adviser for Andhra Pradesh metro projects 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday appointed E Sreedharan, former Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, as principal adviser for the Metro Rail projects it has proposed to take up in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati. The state government has already issued a preliminary notification for taking up the first phase...
  • Delhi: Network of skywalks, arcades at 11 metro stations approved 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Skywalks and arcades will be built in and around one existing and 10 upcoming metro stations to allow passengers seamless travel and decongest the routes under a new plan for inter-modal transport approved on Thursday. Lt Governor Najeeb Jung reviewed a presentation made by Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure...
  • Delhi Metro to sell travel tokens to all lines from Airport station 1 week ago

    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 riders happy with service, but say expansion work a hassle September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The restrictions and curbs on traffic movement which are in place due to ongoing work for Phase-III of Delhi Metro are posing hassles and impediments for commuters, a recent survey has found. During a customer satisfaction survey conducted by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) between May 15 and May...
  • After Mandi House, Delhi Metro to showcase history of ITO area September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After offering people a peep into the history of the iconic Mandi House, Delhi Metro is now working on extending the heritage ride to the upcoming ITO Metro station, which will tell the story of the making of post-colonial India. The new Mandi House metro station opened in late...
  • Extraction of water near Lal Qila: NGT seeks DMRC's response September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has sought a response from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for "unauthorisedly" extracting groundwater during construction of an underground station in the Lal Qila area. "It is brought to our notice that because of the construction being undertaken by Delhi Metro, the water bodies near...
  • Delhi: DwarkaNoida metro services hit by snag during peak office hour rush September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Metro services on DwarkaNoida City Centre/Vaishali were affected on Tuesday for about an hour during peak office hour rush when a portion of Over Head Electricity wire snapped between Janakpuri West and Uttam Nagar East station. "The train services were mainly affected from 08:24 am to 09:47 am between...
  • Delhi: DTC buses to have electronic ticketing machines August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: DTC buses may finally go hitech within next six months as the corporation has decided to take up the project of installing electronic ticketing machines in all its buses. Interestingly, passengers will also be able to pay their fare on DTC buses with Delhi Metro smart cards till...
  • IDay: Centre orders compulsory attendance for officers, DMRC to provide free rides August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi readies himself to speak from the Red Fort on 68th Independence Day, the central government on Tuesday issued a diktat to all its officers. Sources say the government has made it compulsory for all its officials in the national capital to attend PM...
  • Delhi Metro to run over 400 extra train trips on Raksha Bandhan August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will run over 400 extra train trips on Sunday to cope with the extra rush of commuters expected on the festive occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The DMRC will also deploy additional staff to cater to people and handle the increased load on its resources. "Delhi Metro has decided...
  • Delhi: DMRC to run over 400 extra train trips on Raksha Bandhan August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will run over 600 extra train trips in the span of next two days to cope with the extra rush of commuters expected on the festive occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The DMRC will also deploy additional staff to cater to people and handle the increased load on...
  • Delhi Metro revises minimum recharge to Rs 100 using TVMs July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro has revised its minimum recharge amount using token vending machines (TVMs) to Rs 100 from Rs 200. In second such revision of recharge value in the last two months, the Delhi Metro has also fixed Rs 50 as subsequent add value to the smart cards as against...
  • 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...
  • Delhi Metro train travels with its left doors open, DMRC orders probe July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major scare for passengers taking the Delhi Metro train, all the left doors on a train were open for nearly two minutes after a train left the station. The incident occurred on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro between the Arjungarh and the Ghitorni...
  • DMRC, Noida authority sign MoU for metro extension to Botanical Garden July 16, 2014

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and Noida Authority today signed an agreement for the construction of metro corridor between Kalindi Kunj and Botanical Garden. The MoU was signed between DMRC DirectorBusiness Development S D Sharma, and Noida Authority CEO Rama Raman, at Metro Bhawan here in the presence of DMRC Managing...
  • Delhi High Court seeks records pertaining to land acquisition for metro work July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Land Acquisition Collector (LAC) to produce the records relating to award of compensation payable to residents whose plots have been handed over to DMRC for metrorelated construction here in south Delhi. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul issued...
  • Delhi Metro: Mandi House to Central Secretariat line to open this week June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Secretariat to Mandi House route of Delhi Metro will be thrown open to public this week. "The Central Secretariat Mandi House section has received the mandatory safety clearance from the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) and the line is expected to be opened for commercial...
  • Delhi Metro, Ghaziabad authority ink deal for route extension June 17, 2014

    Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)today signed an agreement for the extension of the metro line from Dilshad Garden till the New Bus Stand here, officials said. The memorandum of understanding was signed by GDA vice chairman Santosh Kumar Yadav and DMRC's director for business...
  • First solar power plant of Delhi Metro inaugurated June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The first module of Delhi Metro's roof top solar power plant was inaugurated here on Sunday. The plant was inaugurated at the Dwarka Sector 21 Metro station here. An official of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said the power produced from this plant will meet the power requirements of the...
  • Mandi HouseC Sec metro line awaits safety nod for launch June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The safety inspection of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's Central SecretariatMandi House line has been completed and a formal approval from the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) is now awaited before commencement of services on the route. The construction and other works under phase three on the Central SecretariatMandi...
  • MoU with DMRC to extend Metro to Ghaziabad June 11, 2014

    The GDA is initiating steps to sign an MoU with the DMRC soon following the Uttar Pradesh cabinet's nod on Wednesday for extension of the Metro line from Dilshad Garden till the New Bus Stand in Ghaziabad. "We expect the construction work of the Metro line to start in the last...
  • Delhi: CISF jawan restores metro traveller's bag with cash Rs 1.80 lakh June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: An alert CISF jawan has helped restoring a bag containing Rs 1.80 lakh in cash to its owner who had forgotten it at a Delhi Metro station. The incident happened on Friday evening at the Vaishali Metro station when a Ghaziabad resident Dalip Singh forgot his bag at...
  • MTS approaches Delhi Metro for providing wifi service May 28, 2014

    After enabling Rapid MetroRail trains with wifi Internet service, Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which operates under MTS brand, has approached Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for providing the facility to commuters. "We have successfully demonstrated wifi service in Rapid Metro coaches. Now we are approaching other metro services for similar facility. We have...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung directs corporations to complete desilting work May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday directed the Municipal Corporations to complete the desilting work by May end, before the monsoon starts. Jung also urged the corporation officials to initiate strict criminal proceedings against those dumping waste and debris at unauthorized sites within the capital city. He instructed...
  • DMRC changes rules for Metro travel cards May 18, 2014

    DMRC is introducing some changes in its smart cards, including increasing the minimum add value to Rs 100 from May 21. "As most of the Delhi Metro's smart card users are regular travellers and with the opening of Rapid Metro and more corridors of Phase III, the maximum fare required for...
  • Delhi: Metro stations to be connected with skywalks and elevators May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The areas around the existing and upcoming metro stations, especially those with high footfall would soon be connected through multimodal transport facilities like travelator, skywalks and elevators. Delhi government is working to implement the 'integration of multimodal transport' aimed at decongesting and regulating both pedestrian and vehicular traffic...
  • Delhi government extends support to DMRC going international May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Extending support to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to go international in terms of providing assistance to other metro networks around the world, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Saturday said that the Delhi government would be proud to partner it overseas. "DMRC has conceptualises itself as an international organisation....
  • Hoax bomb call to Delhi Metro control room May 1, 2014

    A hoax bomb call to the Delhi Metro control room triggered panic among officials on Thursday morning, a security official said. Hemendra Singh, spokesperson of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), said that an unidentified caller made a call to the control room claiming the possibility of a bomb in a...