Commuter

  • Delhi: Metro service disrupted, commuters remain stranded at peak hours 28-02-2014 05:16 PM

    Delhi Metro services on Jahangirpuri- HUDA City Centre line were disrupted during the morning rush hours on Friday after a train developed a problem in its automatic train protection system. A train while leaving Civil Lines station at 8:58 AM could not move in ATP mode and efforts were made...
  • DND flyway toll-free for Noida-Delhi commuters till Feb 11 07-02-2014 08:06 AM

    The DND Flyway management has decided to make the highway toll-free for commuters from Noida to Delhi till February 11 after discussions with the organisers of Auto Expo 2014, who have agreed to bear the expenses. DND Flyway spokesperson Anwar Abbasi said, "From today, DND Flyway will be toll free...
  • Centre to seek review of SC verdict on commuting death sentence 29-01-2014 08:51 PM

    New Delhi: In a clear signal that the apex court's verdict holding that death sentence of condemned prisoner can be commuted to life due to delay in deciding mercy plea is not acceptable to it, the Centre on Wednesday said that it is considering to seek review of the judgement....
  • Delhi Metro to increase train operations during peak hours 09-09-2013 09:24 AM

    In a move to ensure better and comfortable services to its commuters, the Delhi Metro is planning to implement a host of new measures. "The move is aimed at better handling of the passengers and comfortable services to all the public using the Delhi Metro," a DMRC spokesperson said. On...
  • Heavy rains, waterlogging in Delhi leave commuters stranded during wee hours 22-08-2013 11:21 AM

    It was a wet Thursday morning in the capital as parts of the city were lashed by heavy rains, reducing traffic to a crawl. Many commuters were seen stranded on their way to work. The city received a total of 3.7 mm of rainfall from 8.30 am on Wednesday to...
  • Delhi Metro sets ridership record with over 26 lakh commuters 20-08-2013 08:55 PM

    Delhi Metro recorded the highest ridership on Monday with over 26 lakh commuters. "DMRC carried 26,06,364 passengers yesterday, thus setting a new ridership record and establishing itself as a major mass transit facility in the national capital region," a DMRC official said. The highest passenger footfall-- 9,83,397 was reported on...
  • Metro commuters stranded on Dwarka-Noida route due to glitch 16-08-2013 02:18 PM

    Thousands of Metro commuters had a harrowing experience on Friday morning after trains were delayed and many were left stranded at various stations on the Dwarka to Noida city centre route as services were disrupted due to a problem in Over-head Electrification (OHE). "Due to OHE problem between Karol Bagh...
  • Shiv Sena gives a memorandum to RR Patil on female commuter safety 30-07-2013 03:39 AM

    Concerned over the security and safety of women on suburban local trains, Shiv Sena MLC Neelam Gorhe met Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Monday and handed over a memorandum to him. The Sena move came after a man boarded the ladies' compartment of a Western suburban local train and...
  • Autorickshaw drivers to inform police about lone woman commuters at night 29-07-2013 06:48 PM

    In view of rising incidents of crime against women, the district administration has made it mandatory for autorickshaw drivers to inform the police if solitary woman happen to commute in their vehicles at night. The decision was taken at a joint meeting of police, auto drivers association and transport department...
  • US: 60 hurt as two trains collide in Connecticut 18-05-2013 09:30 AM

    New York: Two passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided during rush hour in southwestern Connecticut, injuring 60 people, five of them critically, and closing the key corridor between New York and Boston. A Metro-North train heading from New Haven to New York City derailed around 6:10 pm on Friday,...
  • Nearly 50 hurt as two trains collide in Connecticut 18-05-2013 07:02 AM

    Nearly 50 people were injured on Friday when two commuter trains collided during evening rush hour near the Connecticut town of Fairfield, shutting down Amtrak service between New York and Boston indefinitely, police and transit officials said. Authorities said there were no reports of fatalities in the accident that occurred...
  • 16 per cent increase in Delhi Metro ridership in 2012-13 04-05-2013 02:44 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro has registered an increase of about 16 per cent in ridership in 2012-13 in comparison to the last financial year. Addressing the gathering at DMRC's 19th Foundation Day celebrations, its Managing Director Mangu Singh said apart from increase in ridership, the overall earnings of the...
  • Chennai: After hike, MTC loss is Railways' gain 23-11-2011 07:57 AM

    CHENNAI: The state governments move to hike bus fares has helped the railways fill its coffers. A number of Chennais commuters have shown a marked preference for trains over buses, thanks to the huge difference in ticket fares between the two modes of transportation. Suburban Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) and...
  • Chhattisgarh: train runs over commuters, 12 dead 22-10-2011 11:01 PM

    Bilaspur: Twelve persons were on Saturday killed and ten injured when a train ran over them at a rail crossing in the district, a senior railway police official said. The victims were crossing the tracks when the mishap took place at a spot near Tarbahar area of the town on...
  • Women suffer more stress from daily travel 23-08-2011 12:40 PM

    London: Women suffer more stress from their daily commute than men even though they tend to spend less time travelling, a new study has found. The study has found that childcare and housework means women are more sensitive to time spent commuting. They also try to pack in other chores...
  • Men thrashed inside Delhi metro's ladies coach 26-11-2010 11:27 AM

    Mayhem on the Delhi metro as angry women commuters beat up male passengers for boarding the ladies coach. ...
  • CWG lanes out of bounds for commuters 27-09-2010 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: The national capital gears up for possible traffic chaos ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Commuters will be barred from using the special lanes created for Games athletes. Less than a week before the national capital plays host to the Commonwealth Games - and Delhiites must brace themselves for...
  • Pamela Anderson to film bedroom scene with fan 07-09-2010 01:27 PM

    London: Actress Pamela Anderson has offered to film a bedroom scene with the winner of a new contest. The former "Baywatch" beauty has agreed to be filmed frolicking in bed with the winner of phone firm Nokia's latest competition, reports contactmusic.com. The short movie, called "The Commuter", is to be...
  • Watch: Commuters divided over Bandra Worli sea link utility 30-06-2009 08:48 PM

    Bandra Worli sea link being feted as the end to Mumbaikar's commuting woes. ...
  • Bandra-Worli sea link: An engineering marvel 30-06-2009 02:21 AM

    It is a 4.7 km, eight-lane wonder on the western coast of Mumbai. ...
  • Monorail, fast-track solution to Mumbai's traffic woe 17-11-2008 05:50 PM

    Commercial capital gets new transport system in 2 years. ...