Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

  • Dilshad GardenGhaziabad Metro extension MoU gets GDA approval June 3, 2014

    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 lineSaheed Nagar, Rajbagh, Rajendra...
  • 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...
  • Residents delighted over Dilshad GardenGhaziabad Metro line extension February 3, 2014

    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 Yadav...
  • DMRC gears up for Trade fair beginning November 19 November 15, 2013

    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 station. He...
  • Wall on India's Nobel laureates set up at Metro station November 10, 2013

    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 display...
  • Noida City Centre Metro station to remain closed on Sunday October 19, 2013

    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 up...
  • DMRC to use new technique for building subways in Phase III August 16, 2013

    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 busy...
  • 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...
  • Delhi Metro ridership second largest in southeast Asia July 16, 2013

    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...
  • Delhi Metro rejects Reliance Infrastructure's notice to stop Airport Metro June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday rejected a notice issued by Reliance Infrastructure to stop operating the Airport Metro Express Line from Sunday. "Reliance Infrastructureled 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 June 28, 2013

    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 accused Reliance...
  • Delhi: CISF officer accidentally shoots at junior June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: In an accidental firing, a CISF officer on Wednesday injured his junior colleague during a mockdrill being conducted at a metro station in Delhi. The incident occurred at around 10:40 am at Rohini West metro station when a mockdrill was being conducted by the CISF, the Delhi Police...
  • Constable Tomar death: Plea seeks quashing of FIR against 8 January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday admitted a plea seeking the quashing of FIR that had been filed against eight persons over police constable Subhash Tomar's death during the antirape protests that erupted following the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold physiotherapist. The writ petition claims that a CCTV footage...
  • Delhi Metro rejects Reliance Infrastructure's offer to quit October 27, 2012

    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 nonviability and asserted that the corridor would soon be thrown open to public after due repairs are completed. Delhi Metro Managing Director Mangu Singh admitted that...
  • DMRC conducts mock drills at station, hospital October 5, 2012

    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 Station...
  • Delhi rains: Yamuna water level steadily rising August 28, 2012

    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 directed the...
  • End of a dream run for Airport Express Metro line? July 8, 2012

    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 of...
  • Delhi's airport Metro may re-start late August July 7, 2012

    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 the...
  • 'Airport Metro stopped due to repair, not losses' July 7, 2012

    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 DMRC...
  • More than 3 days later, rescue team reaches Mahi June 24, 2012

    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 diminished...
  • Mahi rescue: Army gives up, DMRC called in June 23, 2012

    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 October 2, 2011

    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...
  • DMRC officials to adopt Brit accent for CW Games May 14, 2010

    New Delhi: If you come across a Delhi Metro official greeting you in English with a clipped British accent, don't be surprised! It's probably a newly-acquired skill ahead of the Commonwealth Games. The Metro staff is being trained in the English language for the Oct 3rd-14th mega event that will bring...
  • DMRC plays Santa for street kids this Holi March 1, 2010

    As always, Holi is being celebrated in full colour all over the country. But, for many of the street children in the city, this year brought some special gift during Holi as the DMRC decided to give them shelter at the Bal Ashray. ...
  • Crane topples at Delhi Metro site, two injured October 3, 2009

    New Delhi: A crane toppled at a Delhi Metro construction site in the Capital on Saturday injuring two people, police said. The accident, blamed on "mechanical failure", took place at the proposed Saket Metro station in south Delhi. Although Metro officials claimed that no one was injured, police said two workers suffered...
  • Watch: Metro mishap report blames it on poor design July 29, 2009

    Three construction companies can be blacklisted for the next few years. ...
  • Delhi Metro removes senior officer for mishap July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan on Wednesday gave marching orders to Vijay Anand, director in charge of the Central Secretariat-Badarpur metro line where an accident on Sunday left six people dead. "Sreedharan on Wednesday ordered the repatriation of Vijay Anand, director (projects) of Delhi Metro, who was the director...
  • Metro chief to withdraw resignation: DMRC July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Metro chief E Sreedharan has decided to withdraw his resignation, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation PRO Anuj Dayal said on Monday in a packed press conference. Dayal also explained what led to the second accident at the Delhi Metro site. "Four heavy-duty cranes had been put to use. One of...
  • Delhi Metro mishap: DMRC sets up inquiry team July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chief E Sreedharan announced his resignation as he took the moral responsibility of the Delhi Metro mishap - a metro rail bridge collapsed killing several people. The DMRC has now set up an inquiry team and the CBI's forensic sleuths visited the area...
  • Metro man: A look at Sreedharan's illustrious career July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has rejected Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan. But many who know him closely say the man who has held and impeccable record is unlikely to take back his resignation. As a young engineer Sreedharan participated in India's first metro project the Kolkota Metro. At the verge...