DELHI METRO

  • 18-year-old boy jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies 5 days ago

    New Delhi: An 18-year-old youth committed suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro train on Thursday, police said. The incident took place at Nawada station at around 1 PM. A police officer said the deceased was identified as Mohammad Qadir, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district. He was...
  • Man held with 6 live bullets in Delhi Metro 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Six live bullets were recovered from a commuter at a Delhi Metro station recently. Officials said the incident occurred on March 21 when CISF troops detected some bullet-like objects during the scanning of a passengers baggage at Kohat Enclave Metro station. "A total of six live bullets and one...
  • Work to install platform screen doors in Delhi Metro begins March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The process to install platform screen doors in Delhi Metro has begun at the Chawri Bazar station of Yellow Line while work at five other stations would be started by April. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation officials said the move was primarily a part of its attempts towards crowd...
  • 'Flying' metro station coming up at Mayur Vihar March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: In a move to address space constraint, Delhi Metro's upcoming Mayur Vihar Phase I interchange station will stand on a row of specially designed pillars along the middle of a narrow stretch of road, giving it a flying-like impression. The decision to use cantilever technology - where the...
  • Delhi: Woman caught for stealing Rs 1.93 lakh on metro train March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have arrested a woman for allegedly stealing Rs 1.93 lakh aboard a metro train. The accused has been identified as Pooja (35), a resident of Bakkarwala village, Nangloi in Delhi. The incident took place when the complainant Harish Chand, a resident of Moti Nagar, was heading towards...
  • Delhi Metro services on Holi from 2:30 PM onwards March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will not operate in the morning hours on March 6 and will start its services at 2.30 PM on account of Holi. The Airport Express Line, that connects New Delhi Railway Station to Indira Gandhi International Airport, is also scheduled to start operating on 2.30 PM. DMRC...
  • 17 additional trains in Delhi Metro from Monday March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: The induction of 17 trains into the services of Delhi Metro from Monday may offer the commuters a slight respite from the constant jostling for space, especially during the peak hours in the evening. The addition of the trains, which will be undertaking 104 extra trips during off peak...
  • Delhi: Man slips on metro tracks; survives February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old man had a narrow escape on Monday when he lost balance and slipped on to the tracks in front of an approaching train at West Delhi's Ashoka Park metro station. The victim, identified as Sunil, however, managed to jump across to the other tracks in time. "He...
  • Delhi metro services to start at 4 am on polling day February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will start operations at 4 am on February 7, the day of polling for Delhi Assembly elections. Trains will run at an interval of 30 minutes till 5.30 am on all its lines. The frequency will increase and trains will start running as per the normal schedule...
  • Delhi Metro fares may be hiked after elections, last revised in 2009 February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro fares may be hiked soon after the Assembly elections as the government has initiated a process to review the rates which were last raised in 2009. The Union Urban Development Ministry has sent a proposal to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet to set up a...
  • Ahead of polls, parties put up 3,000 advertisement panels in Delhi Metro December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi Assembly elections loom on the horizon, the Delhi Metro has turned into an electoral battlefield with BJP and AAP putting up about 3,000 advertising panels in the coaches of almost 40 trains. While the AAP advertisements focus solely on its convener Arvind Kejriwal, visuals of Prime Minister...
  • Women form 94 per cent of pickpockets held in Delhi Metro this year December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: An overwhelming majority of the pickpockets 94 per cent caught in the Delhi Metro network this year are women, an official data has revealed. Figures compiled by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for 11 months, from January to November, show that a total of 293 women pickpockets...
  • Gurgaon: Man behind hoax bomb threats arrested, says wanted to have fun December 18, 2014

    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 December 17, 2014

    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...