Delhi Metro

  • Delhi metro train exteriors now to carry advertisements 1 hour 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The exterior of some Delhi Metro trains will be available for advertising as the corporation will be permitting wraps to augment non-operational revenues, an official statement said on Sunday. "To augment the non-operational revenues, Delhi Metro has awarded exclusive rights for displaying advertising materials, including pictures, printed material, electronic...
  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro 2 days ago

    New Delhi: For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin. The security force has decided to launch this operation after it...
  • Delhi: Network of skywalks, arcades at 11 metro stations approved 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Skywalks and arcades will be built in and around one existing and 10 upcoming metro stations to allow passengers seamless travel and decongest the routes under a new plan for inter-modal transport approved on Thursday. Lt Governor Najeeb Jung reviewed a presentation made by Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure...
  • Delhi Metro trains plying on Blue Line delayed due to heavy VIP movement 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced inconvenience on Thursday as trains on the Blue Line are running late due to heavy VIP movement in the capital. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) claimed that the delay on the Dwarka- Noida line has been caused due to heavy security and VIP movement. Chinese...
  • Delhi Metro to sell travel tokens to all lines from Airport station 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday started operating an exclusive token counter at the Airport Metro station of the Airport Express Line to sell tokens and smart cards for journey from New Delhi station to all other metro lines. "Airport Express Line passengers who...
  • Delhi Metro riders happy with service, but say expansion work a hassle 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The restrictions and curbs on traffic movement which are in place due to ongoing work for Phase-III of Delhi Metro are posing hassles and impediments for commuters, a recent survey has found. During a customer satisfaction survey conducted by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) between May 15 and May...
  • After Mandi House, Delhi Metro to showcase history of ITO area 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After offering people a peep into the history of the iconic Mandi House, Delhi Metro is now working on extending the heritage ride to the upcoming ITO Metro station, which will tell the story of the making of post-colonial India. The new Mandi House metro station opened in late...
  • Delhi: Dwarka-Noida metro services hit by snag during peak office hour rush September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Metro services on Dwarka-Noida City Centre/Vaishali were affected on Tuesday for about an hour during peak office hour rush when a portion of Over Head Electricity wire snapped between Janakpuri West and Uttam Nagar East station. "The train services were mainly affected from 08:24 am to 09:47 am between...
  • Delhi: DTC buses to have electronic ticketing machines August 27, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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...