DELHI METRO

  • Gurgaon: Man behind hoax bomb threats arrested, says wanted to have fun 6 days ago

    Gurgaon: A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun. Sunny Sharma, who hails from Shiv Vihar area near Karala in northwest Delhi, worked as...
  • Gurgaon: Bomb threat at Huda city metro station turns out to be a hoax 1 week ago

    Gurgaon: Delhi Metro services on the Yellow Line on Wednesday were disrupted for more than an hour following a bomb threat. Police stopped metro services after a threat call about a bomb at Gurgaon's Huda City Metro Station. The services were shut for a brief around 04:00 PM after the...
  • Delhi Metro gets its first ad-wrapped train November 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In a first, the Delhi Metro on Saturday inducted into its fleet a train with advertisements wrapped on its exterior, a move aimed at augmenting its non-operational revenues. The train will run on the Dwarka-Vaishali route of DMRC's Blue Line which is one of the busiest in the entire...
  • Delhi Metro is among six Indian projects in World Report in Infrastructure November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro is one of the six Indian projects to feature in the prestigious 'Infrastructure 100: World Markets Report' compiled by the reputed international accounting firm KPMG. In this year's Infrastructure 100, a global panel of independent industry experts has identified 100 of the "world's most inspirational and innovative...
  • Indian Railways initiates steps for efficiency, Sreedharan roped in November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With Suresh Prabhu taking over, the Railways has initiated a number of steps to bring about efficiency with former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan also being roped in as part of this process. The Minister is keen on expediting the implementation of various...
  • Delhi: Now, recharge Metro card through SMS November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters will now be able to recharge their smart cards by sending SMS to a designated number, courtesy a new facility launched on Thursday. To avail the service, passengers should have an account with ICICI Bank with their mobile number registered. The service is avialble at 71...
  • Delhi Metro constructs underpass at Mukundpur November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has constructed an underpass on the Shah Alam Bandh Marg in north Delhi's Mukundpur area for the convenience of vehicular as well as pedestrian traffic. The underpass, which has been handed over to PWD today, has been constructed using the box pushing technology and approach...
  • Delhi Metro stations to sell Trade Fair tickets from November 14 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will start selling the entry tickets of India International Trade Fair for business days from November 14 and for the general public days from November 19. The business days for visiting the India International Trade Fair (IITF) are November 14-18 and for the general...
  • Delhi Metro completes Shalimar Bagh-Azadpur tunnelling November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday successfully completed tunneling work between Shalimar Bagh and Azadpur underground metro stretch after a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) breakthrough at Shalimar Bagh construction site. The Tunnel Boring Machine completed the tunneling of a 1448.40 metre long stretch from Azadpur to Shalimar...
  • Delhi Metro to run till 8 pm on Diwali October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of Diwali festivities, the last Delhi Metro train will operate at 8 PM from all its stations on Thursday including the Airport Express line. "On account of Diwali festival, the last Metro train service on October 23 (Thursday), will start at 8 PM from terminal stations...
  • Delhi Metro proposes over 103 km long corridor in phase IV October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as work is underway on Metro's phase III, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has proposed 103.93 km long corridor in phase IV which is likely to come up by 2022. A Detail Project Report (DPR) for phase IV has been prepared and submitted to Delhi Government and the...
  • JICA gives Rs 467 crore for Delhi Metro Phase III projects October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has given Rs 467.12 crore to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for construction work of Phase III projects. The loan amount sanctioned by JICA was conveyed to DMRC by the Ministry of Urban Development. "The amount has been released to DMRC for...
  • Delhi: 23-year-old jumps between running Metro train coaches, rescued October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro witnessed a suicide attempt on Tuesday when a 23-year-old man threw himself in between the coaches of a running train. Asif, a carpenter by profession, jumped in between the coaches when the train heading to Huda City Centre on the yellow line was entering the...
  • Clean-up of Dwarka by civic agencies not upto mark: Delhi HC September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday observed that while the civic agencies have done some work towards cleaning up Dwarka, it is "not upto the mark" and questioned "why can't you get self-galvanised". "You have only done cosmetic work. You have done something, but that is not good...
  • Delhi Metro to launch 'Clean & Green Delhi' drive on October 2 September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will plant saplings and focus on cleanliness at its stations and surrounding areas as part of 'Clean and Green Delhi' drive in line with the nation-wide 'Swachh Bharat' campaign. "As part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', DMRC will be undertaking a special 'Clean & Green Delhi' drive...
  • Delhi metro halted, stolen Rs 1.60 lakh recovered September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Prompt action by CISF personnel in halting a Delhi Metro train helped a businessman get back his stolen Rs 160,000 and in nabbing the culprit, an official said on Sunday An alert was sounded at 3.11 pm on Saturday at the Noida City Centre Metro station on Delhi Metro's...
  • Delhi Metro ranked 2nd among 18 international metro systems September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro has been ranked second among 18 international Metro systems in terms of overall customer satisfaction in an online customer survey. According to a DMRC official, in the survey conducted among the commuters of those Metro systems by Global Metro Benchmarking Groups 'NOVA' and 'CoMET', Delhi Metro along...
  • Delhi Metro to operate at highest point in Dhaula Kuan September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro trains will now operate at a height of 23.6 meters at Dhaula Kuan under phase III, a major engineering feat in its construction history. The Metro viaduct between South Campus and Delhi Cantonment metro stations of the under-construction 59 km-long Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar corridor, which will cross...
  • Protests likely over Ajit Singh's bungalow, Delhi Metro shuts down one station September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shut down one of its stations in view of expected protests over the vacation of RLD leader Ajit Singh's official bungalow on Tuesday, officials said. The Delhi Metro shut down the Race Course Metro station on its Yellow Line which runs between Jahangirpuri in...
  • Delhi metro train exteriors now to carry advertisements September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The exterior of some Delhi Metro trains will be available for advertising as the corporation will be permitting wraps to augment nonoperational revenues, an official statement said on Sunday. "To augment the nonoperational revenues, Delhi Metro has awarded exclusive rights for displaying advertising materials, including pictures, printed material, electronic...
  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin. The security force has decided to launch this operation after it...
  • Delhi: Network of skywalks, arcades at 11 metro stations approved September 18, 2014

    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 intermodal transport approved on Thursday. Lt Governor Najeeb Jung reviewed a presentation made by Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure...
  • Delhi Metro trains plying on Blue Line delayed due to heavy VIP movement September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced inconvenience on Thursday as trains on the Blue Line are running late due to heavy VIP movement in the capital. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) claimed that the delay on the Dwarka Noida line has been caused due to heavy security and VIP movement. Chinese...
  • 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 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 PhaseIII 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 postcolonial India. The new Mandi House metro station opened in late...
  • 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...
  • People are either playing Candy Crush or have headphones plugged in: 14 types of copassengers you'll always find in the Delhi Metro August 25, 2014

    The Delhi Metro is not just about travelling from one part of the city to another. The metro has made travelling in the city easier, but if you're a regular Delhi Metro traveller, you meet several passengers everyday that you can easily club in distinct groups. There will always be...
  • AAP campaign for dissolution of Assembly now hits Delhi Metro August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Designed to exert pressure on the BJPled central government to take a decision on dissolving the Delhi Assembly, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now taking its signature campaign on the issue to the Metro stations in the national capital. AAP has been going doortodoor in the 70 Assembly constituencies...