METRO STATION

  • Soon, Delhi Metro to have trains that run without drivers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The sight of driverless Delhi Metro trains whizzing past stations, crowded and deserted, is all set to become a reality as upgraded new-generation coaches are being introduced on two upcoming lines as part of its Phase-III of expansion. Apart from "unattended" trains, the 58-km-long Mukundpur-Shiv Vihar corridor and...
  • Delhi Metro commences trial runs on Badarpur-Faridabad line April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Sunday commenced trial runs on the fully elevated 14 km-long Badarpur-Faridabad corridor, setting in motion the process of formally opening the line by June. Delhi Metro Railway Corporation had made its foray into Haryana five years ago and with this project, the DMRC will further spread...
  • Man held with 6 live bullets in Delhi Metro March 23, 2015

    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...
  • 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: 18-year-old sexually assaults woman at Model Town metro station February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Just a day after the Arvind Kejriwal government was sworn in, a woman was sexually assaulted at a metro station in Delhi. What is more horrifying is that the incident happened at a place where over a dozen CCTV cameras were installed which is monitored by CISF. Delhi Metro...
  • Ahead of Obama's visit, police recovers 1,020 live cartridges from metro station in Delhi January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi and Republic day celebrations, the special cell of Delhi police has recovered 1,020 live cartridges of mainly 9mm and 7.65 mm from Welcome Colony metro station in New Delhi on Sunday. According to sources the police has arrested 3...
  • Delhi Government changes names of 10 Metro stations December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has changed the names of 10 Metro stations, including seven proposed stations under its Phase III of construction. The move comes after the recommendations of a committee constituted by the government for renaming of metro stations. According to the transport department, the names of three existing Metro...
  • 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...
  • Protests likely over Ajit Singh's bungalow, Delhi Metro shuts down one station September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shut down one of its stations in view of expected protests over the vacation of RLD leader Ajit Singh's official bungalow on Tuesday, officials said. The Delhi Metro shut down the Race Course Metro station on its Yellow Line which runs between Jahangirpuri in...
  • After Mandi House, Delhi Metro to showcase history of ITO area September 14, 2014

    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 postcolonial India. The new Mandi House metro station opened in late...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Unidentified man attempts suicide by jumping in front of a metro train, injured March 25, 2014

    A man was critically wounded on Tuesday after he jumped in front of a moving Metro train in Noida, the police said. The incident took place at Sector 15 Metro station when the man suddenly leaped in front of the train as it pulled into the platform. He has been admitted to...
  • Delhi: Man jumps in front of metro at Shahdra station, dies March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Shahdara station in East Delhi on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place at around 3 PM when the man jumped before a Rithala-bound metro train which was nearing the platform. "Although we have not...
  • Woman jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A 30-year old woman died on Monday after she jumped in front of a Delhi Metro train, an official said. Omvati, a resident of Raghubir Nagar jumped in front of the Metro train going towards the Yamuna Bank at Rajouri Garden metro station in west Delhi around 10.30 a.m. She...
  • Delhi: 2 Metro stations to be shut due to Beating Retreat ceremony January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Two metro stations Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan will be shut on January 29 for three and half hours. The stations will be shut from 3 pm to 6.30 pm due to Beating Retreat ceremony. Stations will be shut following security reasons. However, the interchanging facility will be...
  • Kejriwal stopped at Rail Bhawan to dissuade him to carry out protest January 20, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been stopped at Rail Bhawan while he was on his to North Block for his proposed protest against the Delhi Police. There is a possibility that he could be detained under Section 65 of the Delhi Police Act. Other ministers of the Delhi Cabinet...
  • Delhi: Four metro stations closed ahead of protest by AAP January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Four metro stations near the North block will be closed on Monday from 9 am to 1 pm ahead of a protest by the Aam Aadmi Party to demand action against Delhi Police personnel for alleged dereliction of duty. "As advised by Delhi Police, Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog...
  • Security tightened at Kausambi metro station due to Arvind Kejriwal's visit December 28, 2013

    Security was on Saturday beefed up at the Kausambi Metro Station in view of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwals decision to take the metro to Ramlila Maidan from Ghaziabadto take oath as the Delhi Chief Minister. Mr. Kejriwal along with Manish Sisodia and other AAP supporters will take the train from Kausambi...
  • Juvenile laws must not be taken lightly in heinous crimes: Court December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed a youth's plea to be declared a minor in a robbery and murder case, and held that juvenile laws must be not taken lightly in the cases of heinous crimes. Dismissing the plea of Rudermani, Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau said the birth...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: Love birds pay Rs 500 to spend time together in Metro washrooms September 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Love birds may be paying up to Rs 500 to private sanitation staff at Delhi Metro stations in New Delhi to spend some time together in washrooms, undetected by CCTV cameras, a sting operation by a channel claimed on Tuesday. A Delhi Police official attached to the Metro said they have...
  • 'Drunk man' leaning out of car's window gets smashed by roadside tree, dies August 23, 2013

    A 22-year-old drunk man, who stuck his head out of a speeding car, died in New Delhi after being hit by a roadside tree, police said Thursday. His scared friends abandoned the car and left his body in the rear seat. Two people were detained. The body of Ashu, a resident...
  • 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...
  • Dhoticlad Indian man stopped from travelling in Dubai Metro August 4, 2013

    Dubai: A 67yearold Indian visitor was stopped from entering the Dubai Metro, apparently for wearing a traditional Indian dress dhoti. According to the victim's daughter Madhumati, a policeman stopped them near the punching gates of the Etisalat Metro Station last Saturday and told her father that this dress was...
  • Man arrested for molesting a woman near a Metro station July 31, 2013

    A 44yearold man was on Tuesday arrested for allegedly molesting a woman near a Metro station in Kolkata, police said. Subrata Ganguly was arrested by officials of Charu Market police station on charges of molesting the middleaged woman who was coming out of the Rabindra Sarobar Metro station in the evening. After...
  • Delhi: AAP candidate from Seemapuri hit by car, battles for life June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Santosh Koli, AAP activist and candidate from Seemapuri constituency was critically injured when a car hit her bike in front of the Kaushambi metro station, Ghaziabad. The incident happened around 3:30 pm on Sunday when she was on her way to office. Kuldeep Kanwar, an AAP volunteer from...
  • Delhi: Shopkeeper runs school for street children under a Metro bridge June 19, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Delhi Metro from the Yamuna Bank station rumbles on every day, something extraordinary takes place under its tracks. Children from the neighbouring slum gather here to let their imagination take over. And helping their dreams take shape is a West Delhi shopkeeper Rajesh Kumar. Rajesh said, "I...