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  • Delhi metro train exteriors now to carry advertisements 9 hours 4 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...
  • London Underground train network set for contactless bank card payments July 28, 2014

    London: Travellers on the London Underground train network will be able to use no-contact bank cards at the gates to pay for their journeys from September, the transport group said on Friday. The contactless payment scheme will be launched on the Tube on September 16 following a successful trial of 3,000...
  • Much-awaited Patna metro train project gets government nod June 18, 2014

    Bihar Urban Development Minister Samrat Choudhary on Wednesday gave the green signal to the much awaited Patna metro train project. "We have decided to go ahead with the metro train project instead of the monorail," Choudhary told media persons. The department was also pondering over a monorail project for the state capital. Choudhary...
  • 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...
  • Rise in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said a spurt of more than 450 per cent has been registered in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains in 2013 as compared to previous years. In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran informed the Rajya Sabha that 653 cases...
  • Crane falls at Jaipur Metro construction site, no casualties reported December 28, 2013

    A crane deployed at Hasanpura bridge for Jaipur metro construction work fell on Saturday morning when its operator lost control over the machine. Nobody was injured in the incident, police said. However, three auto-rickshaws parked under the bridge were badly damaged. Jaipur Metro CMD Nihal Chand Goyal visited the site and asked...
  • Man jumps on tracks, run over by Metro train October 22, 2013

    A 36-year-old man was run over by a Metro train just after he jumped on to the track to commit suicide in New Delhi on Tuesday morning, police said. Manoj Kumar of Prem Nagar area died after being run over by the train at the Chandni Chowk Metro station around 11:35...
  • Delhi Metro to increase train operations during peak hours September 8, 2013

    New Delhi: In a move to ensure better and comfortable services to its commuters, the Delhi Metro is planning to implement a host of new measures. "The move is aimed at better handling of the passengers and comfortable services to all the public using the Delhi Metro," a DMRC spokesperson...
  • Delhi: Man jumps before Metro train, escapes December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old man jumped in front of a Delhi Metro train in New Delhi on Sunday evening but escaped without any serious injury due to the driver's prompt action in stopping, officials said. The incident led to train services on the blue line (Noida City Centre-Dwarka) being disrupted...
  • Smoke comes out of a Kolkata Metro train August 30, 2012

    Kolkata: Panic gripped the passengers of Metro Railway in Kolkata on Thursday evening when smoke billowed out of a coach of a train at Mahatma Gandhi Road station. The driver of the train stopped the train as soon as all the lights of third coach went off following a sound...
  • Power supply restored in parts of North India July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: 8:40 am: Power supply was restored in some parts of North India including Punjab and Jammu an Kashmir. Seven states in North India have been facing a long power cut since late Sunday night. Due to a massive breakdown in the northern grid, there has been a major...
  • Govt gives green signal to Kochi Metro July 4, 2012

    Kochi: Changing the face of Kochi city and also the lives of its citizens, the Kochi Metro train will make its dream run in about three or four years. The last hurdle for its implementation was removed when the Union Cabinet cleared the project on Tuesday. The Rs 5,126-crore project,...
  • Bangalore metro projects crawls, delayed by 9 months July 10, 2008

    Bangalore: The Bangalore metro project is getting delayed by about nine months in its first phase. Crippled by problems of land acquisition, shortage of labour and political interference, the much-hyped mega project is struggling hard to keep on track. ...