DMRC

  • I-Day: 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 Director-Business 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 metro-related 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 House-C Sec metro line awaits safety nod for launch June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The safety inspection of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's Central Secretariat-Mandi 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 Secretariat-Mandi...
  • 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 multi-modal 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...
  • Delhi Metro train smart cards can soon be used in DTC buses April 22, 2014

    Passengers will soon be able to use the metro train smart cards to travel in DTC buses and cluster buses run by DIMTS. Delhi government's long pending proposal in this regard has been approved by the Lt Governor following which the proposal has been sent to the Election Commission for clearance. According...
  • Delhi Police decides to open police booths at every Metro station April 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Following the rapidly rising crime graph of Delhi Metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital. Delhi Metro has witnessed 806 criminal cases like theft and pick pocketing inside the trains and metro stations until April 10 this year....
  • Delhi: Metro services hit after passengers report fire incident April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Metro services were hit for around half an hour on the Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre - Yellow Line - after some passengers reported fire in a moving train between Arjangarh and Ghitorni. The incident took place at around 1:04 pm when passengers noticed sparks and smoke emanating from...
  • Delhi: Saket residents move HC over safety of homes due to metro trains April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre on a plea by a South Delhi colony's residents who are worried over the structural safety of their homes due to metro trains running beneath their area. The residents of D-Block, Saket have moved the court fearing for the...
  • DMRC starts tunneling at Palam on Botanical Garden corridor April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Thursday commenced tunneling work on the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam. "The crucial 1.5 km stretch of the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam, will play a major role in connecting areas like Janakpuri, Dabri, Palam with important locations such...
  • LS polls: BJP puts up 3,400 posters in Delhi Metro, Congress trails April 1, 2014

    New Delhi: For the first time, the Delhi Metro has become an advertising ground for the political parties with BJP racing ahead of its rivals, including Congress, by putting 3,400 posters inside the train coaches so far. While BJP has already put up the posters carrying its Prime Ministerial candidate...
  • Now you can book your own coach in Delhi Metro March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Tourists, foreign travellers and government or private school children, NGOs running schools for differently able children can book coaches for metro tours for anything between Rs 30,000 and Rs 50,000. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, under its Policy on Reservation of Car(s)/Train, allows tour operators, any government or private agency,...
  • Woman jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A 30-year old woman died on Monday after she jumped in front of a Delhi Metro train, an official said. Omvati, a resident of Raghubir Nagar jumped in front of the Metro train going towards the Yamuna Bank at Rajouri Garden metro station in west Delhi around 10.30 a.m. She...
  • DMRC refuses to comment on alleged bribery scam in metro project February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi metro which is touted as one of the major achievements of the Congress in the state could end up embarrassing the government. The Metro project is under investigation after United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office wrote a letter to the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) flagging off...
  • Rise in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said a spurt of more than 450 per cent has been registered in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains in 2013 as compared to previous years. In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran informed the Rajya Sabha that 653 cases...