Delhi Metro

  • Delhi: DTC buses to have electronic ticketing machines 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: DTC buses may finally go hi-tech 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 co-passengers you'll always find in the Delhi Metro 2 days ago

    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 BJP-led 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 door-to-door in the 70 Assembly constituencies...
  • Delhi Metro to run over 400 extra train trips on Raksha Bandhan August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will run over 400 extra train trips on Sunday to cope with the extra rush of commuters expected on the festive occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The DMRC will also deploy additional staff to cater to people and handle the increased load on its resources. "Delhi Metro has decided...
  • Delhi: DMRC to run over 400 extra train trips on Raksha Bandhan August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will run over 600 extra train trips in the span of next two days to cope with the extra rush of commuters expected on the festive occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The DMRC will also deploy additional staff to cater to people and handle the increased load on...
  • Delhi Metro sets highest ridership record August 5, 2014

    The Delhi Metro on Tuesday said it recorded the highest ridership of over 27 lakh commuters in a single day Aug 4, surpassing the previous record set July 21. The number of passengers travelling by the Metro on August 4 was 27,05,807, breaking the record of July 21 when 26,84,132 commuters...
  • Delhi Metro revises minimum recharge to Rs 100 using TVMs July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro has revised its minimum recharge amount using token vending machines (TVMs) to Rs 100 from Rs 200. In second such revision of recharge value in the last two months, the Delhi Metro has also fixed Rs 50 as subsequent add value to the smart cards as against...
  • 'I'm a man. A guy kept smiling at me weirdly. My fly was open!' 10 hilarious incidents these daily Delhi Metro commuters will never forget July 18, 2014

    The Delhi Metro is hailed as the lifeline of the capital. It's hard to imagine how people travelled in Delhi a decade ago with no metro trains around. Imagining taking 2 hours while changing three buses to reach college! The metro rail is bliss for office goers, students, and shopaholics;...
  • News 360: 6-year-old raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...
  • Delhi Metro train travels with its left doors open, DMRC orders probe July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major scare for passengers taking the Delhi Metro train, all the left doors on a train were open for nearly two minutes after a train left the station. The incident occurred on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro between the Arjungarh and the Ghitorni...
  • Watch: Delhi Metro runs from Arjangarh to Ghitorni with open doors July 17, 2014

    The door on a coach in the Delhi Metro door was open even after the train left the station. The incident occurred on the yellow line of the Delhi Metro between the Arjangarh and the Ghitorni station. ...
  • Delhi Metro again shuts one station June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday shut down its Race Course station for indefinite time due to the ongoing protest by UPSC aspirants against changes made in the pattern of the civil services examination. The Metro station was shut down at around 5 pm on Friday. "As nearly 1,200 protesters are still...
  • Mandi House-Central Sectretariat Metro Section thrown open to public June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Mandi House to Central Secretariat Metro section was thrown open to the public Thursday by Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu. The Minister flagged off the first train, operated by a woman driver, on this route from Mandi House Station at 9:30 AM and then himself...
  • Delhi Metro: Mandi House to Central Secretariat line to open this week June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Secretariat to Mandi House route of Delhi Metro will be thrown open to public this week. "The Central Secretariat Mandi House section has received the mandatory safety clearance from the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) and the line is expected to be opened for commercial...
  • Mandi House-C Sec metro line awaits safety nod for launch June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The safety inspection of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's Central Secretariat-Mandi House line has been completed and a formal approval from the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) is now awaited before commencement of services on the route. The construction and other works under phase three on the Central Secretariat-Mandi...
  • Delhi: CISF jawan restores metro traveller's bag with cash Rs 1.80 lakh June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: An alert CISF jawan has helped restoring a bag containing Rs 1.80 lakh in cash to its owner who had forgotten it at a Delhi Metro station. The incident happened on Friday evening at the Vaishali Metro station when a Ghaziabad resident Dalip Singh forgot his bag at...
  • Delhi Metro blue line services disrupted yet again after technical snag June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro services suffered a hit yet again on Wednesday evening after the Blue Line of the Delhi Metro connecting Noida/Vaishali and West Delhi areas saw a disruption in its regular services. Snapping of a strand of Over Head Equipment (OHE) wires between Dwarka and Dwarka Mod...
  • Dilshad Garden-Ghaziabad 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 line--Saheed Nagar, Rajbagh, Rajendra...
  • MTS approaches Delhi Metro for providing wifi service May 28, 2014

    After enabling Rapid MetroRail trains with wifi Internet service, Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which operates under MTS brand, has approached Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for providing the facility to commuters. "We have successfully demonstrated wifi service in Rapid Metro coaches. Now we are approaching other metro services for similar facility. We have...
  • MTS approaches Delhi Metro for providing WiFi service to commuters May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: After enabling Rapid MetroRail trains with WiFi Internet service, Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which operates under MTS brand, has approached Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for providing the facility to commuters. "We have successfully demonstrated WiFi service in Rapid Metro coaches. Now we are approaching other metro services for similar facility....
  • Delhi: Metro stations to be connected with skywalks and elevators May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The areas around the existing and upcoming metro stations, especially those with high footfall would soon be connected through multi-modal transport facilities like travelator, skywalks and elevators. Delhi government is working to implement the 'integration of multimodal transport' aimed at decongesting and regulating both pedestrian and vehicular traffic...
  • Snag hits Delhi Metro blue line, thousands affected May 7, 2014

    Thousands of commuters were left stranded on Wednesday evening as a technical snag hit Delhi Metro's Blue Line during the rush hour, causing delay and overcrowding at many stations, officials said. The Blue Line operates from Dwarka to Noida City Centre/Vaishali terminals. "Due to the snapping of an overhead electrical wire near...
  • Delhi government extends support to DMRC going international May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Extending support to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to go international in terms of providing assistance to other metro networks around the world, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Saturday said that the Delhi government would be proud to partner it overseas. "DMRC has conceptualises itself as an international organisation....
  • Snapshot: IPL team Delhi Daredevils at a Delhi Metro station May 2, 2014

    The team's skipper Kevin Pietersen tweeted a photo of his squad waiting to board a Delhi Metro train to reach Feroz Shah Kotla ground. "On the Delhi Metro to our home ground...brilliant way to travel to avoid traffic!" Pietersen tweeted from his official account @KP24. ...
  • 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...
  • Fire alarm sounded at Rajiv Chowk Metro station in Delhi April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A fire alarm was sounded at the Rajiv Chowk metro station in Delhi on Saturday afternoon leading to commotion. Almost seven fire engines were pressed into service, it was however reported that there was no fire had broken out at the station. There was a minor fire on the electrical...
  • Delhi Police decides to open police booths at every Metro station April 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Following the rapidly rising crime graph of Delhi Metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital. Delhi Metro has witnessed 806 criminal cases like theft and pick pocketing inside the trains and metro stations until April 10 this year....
  • Delhi: Metro services hit after passengers report fire incident April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Metro services were hit for around half an hour on the Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre - Yellow Line - after some passengers reported fire in a moving train between Arjangarh and Ghitorni. The incident took place at around 1:04 pm when passengers noticed sparks and smoke emanating from...
  • Delhi: Saket residents move HC over safety of homes due to metro trains April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre on a plea by a South Delhi colony's residents who are worried over the structural safety of their homes due to metro trains running beneath their area. The residents of D-Block, Saket have moved the court fearing for the...
  • PM race reaches Delhi Metro as Rahul, Modi posters vie for attention April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress has also joined the advertisement war with the BJP on Delhi Metro. A week after the BJP launched its election war by putting up 3400 posters of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi inside the train coaches, the Congress has also put up over 1000 posters...