Delhi Airport Metro

  • 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...
  • Airport Metro introduces 30-trip card reducing fare by around 33 pc May 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Airport Express Metro on Friday launched a new 30-trip monthly pass for commuters which will reduce the fare by around 33 per cent compared to the single journey fare. The new 30-trip monthly passes would cost between Rs 400 and Rs 2,000 for 30 trips, depending upon...
  • Delhi Airport Metro slows down, fares go up by 50 pc January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Infrastructure-led Delhi Airport Metro Express has increased fares on the high-speed 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...
  • Airport Metro Express undergoes safety test January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) on Tuesday began a two-day mandatory safety inspection of the high-speed Airport Metro Express Corridor. The 23-km corridor connecting the city's business centre of Connaught Place with Terminal-3 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 two-day mandatory safety inspection by the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) beginning on Tuesday. The 23-km corridor connecting the city's business centre of Connaught Place with the Terminal-3 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 two-day mandatory safety inspection by the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) next week. The 23-km corridor connecting the city's business centre of Connaught Place with the Terminal-3 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...
  • Delhi airport metro mess: What is the root of the problem? August 16, 2012

    CNN-IBN 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 17-km 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 CNN-IBN, 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...
  • 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...
  • Delhi's airport Metro may re-start late August July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations on 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...
  • Delhi Airport Express metro repair work to be done by August July 7, 2012

    The Delhi Airport Express link will be suspended from Sunday because of technical snags. ...
  • Delhi: Airport Metro to close down from Sunday July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Metro rail service from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, commonly know as the Airport Express will close down from Sunday indefinitely. The Reliance Infrastructure-led Delhi Airport Metro Express will close down apparently due to some cracks in the civil structure and technical problems. The country's first public-private-partnership metro...
  • Delhi Metro to start CP to IGI link February 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The Capital will join a select few cities in the world to have a high-speed link to the airport with Delhi Metro's most sensitive line likely to start commercial operations from Wednesday, finally bringing the IGI airport closer to the city. If all goes well and CISF completes its...