Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

  • Dilshad Garden-Ghaziabad Metro extension MoU gets GDA approval 03-06-2014 09:18 AM

    An MoU for the proposed extension of the Delhi Metro line from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Stand here was approved by the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) on Monday. The approval was given by the GDA board, an official said. There will be seven stations on the extended line--Saheed Nagar,...
  • Metro train smart cards can soon be used in DTC buses 22-04-2014 08:43 PM

    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...
  • Residents delighted over Dilshad Garden-Ghaziabad Metro line extension 03-02-2014 06:53 PM

    The residents of Ghaziabad, in Uttar Pradesh, are upbeat after the Delhi government cleared the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) extension from Dilshad Garden Metro station to New Bus Stand here. A delegation of Raj Nagar Residents Welfare Association (RWA) expressed gratitude to Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) vice chairman Santosh...
  • DMRC gears up for Trade fair beginning November 19 15-11-2013 06:26 PM

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has taken a host of measures to facilitate commuters visiting the India International Trade Fair from next week, including additional token counters and trains to meet the rush. To review the special arrangements, DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh on Friday inspected the Pragati Maidan Metro...
  • Wall on India's Nobel laureates set up at Metro station 10-11-2013 06:44 PM

    DMRC in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy has set up a Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi to spread awareness about Nobel laureates of India with special focus on Rabindranath Tagore. An exhibition on the country's Nobel laureates and their work will be on...
  • Noida City Centre Metro station to remain closed on Sunday 19-10-2013 09:11 AM

    The Noida City Centre Metro station will remain closed on Sunday due to ongoing civil maintenance work, said a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official on Friday. Trains will not run to and from the station from 6 am to 2 pm. During this period, the train service will be available...
  • DMRC to use new technique for building subways in Phase III 16-08-2013 05:40 PM

    Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has adopted a new technology to build underground subways on busy roads without disrupting the traffic movement in Phase 3. As part of the upcoming ITO Metro station on Central Secretariat Kashmere Gate corridor, the subway is being constructed using the 'Box Pushing' technology, below the...
  • Airport Metro link: CAG says DMRC gave undue advantage to DIAL 09-08-2013 06:34 PM

    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...
  • Delhi Metro ridership second largest in southeast Asia 15-07-2013 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro is now the second largest metro service in southeast Asia in terms of the passenger load it carries, next only to Hong Kong, its chief said on Monday. The metro service, which started in 2002, has surpassed Singapore and Taipei metros in per day average ridership,...
  • Delhi Metro rejects Reliance Infrastructure's notice to stop Airport Metro 29-06-2013 02:51 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday rejected a notice issued by Reliance Infrastructure to stop operating the Airport Metro Express Line from Sunday. "Reliance Infrastructure-led 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 28-06-2013 08:37 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: CISF officer accidentally shoots at junior 05-06-2013 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: In an accidental firing, a CISF officer on Wednesday injured his junior colleague during a mock-drill being conducted at a metro station in Delhi. The incident occurred at around 10:40 am at Rohini West metro station when a mock-drill was being conducted by the CISF, the Delhi Police...
  • Delhi Metro rejects Reliance Infrastructure's offer to quit 27-10-2012 02:40 PM

    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 non-viability and asserted that the corridor would soon be thrown open to public after due repairs are completed. Delhi Metro Managing Director Mangu Singh admitted...
  • DMRC conducts mock drills at station, hospital 05-10-2012 12:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday conducted security drills at station and a prominent private hospital to check the preparedness of authorities in case of a terror strike. The mock drills reportedly went well, sources said. The first drill was conducted at the Pratap Nagar Metro...
  • Delhi rains: Yamuna water level steadily rising 28-08-2012 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna has been rising steadily due to the incessant rains in the capital for the past five days. The government, however, says there is no need to panic as yet. No evacuations have been ordered so far. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has...
  • End of a dream run for Airport Express Metro line? 08-07-2012 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: For the Delhi Metro's Airport Express line, it is the end of a dream run. India's first public-private Metro Rail partnership, the Reliance Infra-Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Airport Express has been suspended, just a year after it was started with much aplomb. Dr Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Ministry...
  • Delhi's airport Metro may re-start late August 07-07-2012 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, is likely to re-start only in late August, much to the discomfort of commuters. The Airport Metro, which ferries over 15,000 people daily on the 23-km network, covers the distance between...
  • 'Airport Metro stopped due to repair, not losses' 07-07-2012 02:52 PM

    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...
  • More than 3 days later, rescue team reaches Mahi 24-06-2012 06:37 AM

    New Delhi: The rescue team was finally able to reach five-year-old Mahi after over three days on Sunday morning as they pierced a hard rock in their effort to reach the child who has been trapped in a 70-feet-deep borewell in Kho village near Manesar as hopes for her survival...
  • Mahi rescue: Army gives up, DMRC called in 23-06-2012 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: Strengthening efforts underway to rescue the four-year-old girl who fell in a borewell in Manesar, Haryana, three days ago, the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government on Saturday brought in a highly specialised team of experts from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to aid in the rescue operations, after...
  • Sreedharan's successor likely to be named soon 02-10-2011 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: The process of finding a successor to DMRC chief E Sreedharan is likely to be completed much before his extended tenure comes to an end on December 31. Delhi Chief Secretary PK Tripathi, who is a member of the panel to select a successor to Sreedharan, said the...
  • Watch: Metro mishap report blames it on poor design 29-07-2009 08:49 AM

    Three construction companies can be blacklisted for the next few years. ...