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Delhi Metro to allow only 1/4th of pre-Covid crowd: DMRC Chief

Delhi Metro to allow only 1/4th of pre-Covid crowd: DMRC Chief

🕔17:30, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  With lifeline of the national capital region, the Delhi Metro, resuming its service after a hiatus of more than five-and-a-half-months, Managing Director of DMRC, Mangu Singh, spoke about the challenges faced in the first two days

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Blue, Pink lines of Delhi Metro resume services after 171 days

Blue, Pink lines of Delhi Metro resume services after 171 days

🕔08:00, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  After Monday’s success, the Delhi Metro on Wednesday also started operations on its two more additional lines — Blue and Pink, providing relief to hundreds of commuters. The resumption of service comes two days after the

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Delhi Metro resumes operations after five months

Delhi Metro resumes operations after five months

🕔07:30, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Delhi Metro, the lifeline of the national capital region, on Monday finally rolled on the tracks after coming to a screeching halt of over five months ago due to coronavirus pandemic. For two days the yellow

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Delhi Metro restarts from Sept 7 with Yellow line and Gurugram’s Rapid Metro

Delhi Metro restarts from Sept 7 with Yellow line and Gurugram’s Rapid Metro

🕔08:34, 3.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 3  The Delhi Metro will restart the Yellow Line and Gurugram’s Rapid Metro from September 7 in what will be the beginning of a series of graded openings of the Capital’s metro service for the first time

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Unlock 4: ‘List of Metro stations for restoring services to come soon’

Unlock 4: ‘List of Metro stations for restoring services to come soon’

🕔08:20, 31.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 31  A list of stations where Metro travel services are being restored is being prepared and will be made public soon, the Delhi Government said on Sunday, day after the Centre allowed the service in Unlock 4.0

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Delhi Metro’s new smart card with automatic recharge feature

Delhi Metro’s new smart card with automatic recharge feature

🕔18:08, 19.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 19  Delhi Metro commuters will now be able to avail the facility of a new type of smart card which comes with an auto top-up feature. This will enable the commuters to recharge the card automatically at

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Metro rides in lockdown 4.0: No beeps, no frisking at security check

Metro rides in lockdown 4.0: No beeps, no frisking at security check

🕔18:20, 17.May 2020

New Delhi, May 17  With indications coming that the Delhi Metro will start in lockdown 4.0 beginning from Monday, the CISF is already equipped with providing security cover to the public transport facility premises, but this time with a new

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Delhi Metro gets NGT nod for bridge on Yamuna for Phase 4

Delhi Metro gets NGT nod for bridge on Yamuna for Phase 4

🕔20:50, 6.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 6 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has granted permission to Delhi Metro to construct a bridge over the Yamuna flood plains under the Phase-IV of the project. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel while

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Delhi Metro starts construction of Phase IV

Delhi Metro starts construction of Phase IV

🕔07:07, 31.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 31  The Delhi Metro on Monday started construction work for Phase IV’s RK Ashram-Janakpuri West corridor. The 28.92-km-long corridor will provide more connectivity to the crowded areas of west Delhi and help in reducing congestion on the

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Delhi Metro operations resume, 3 stations closed

Delhi Metro operations resume, 3 stations closed

🕔13:03, 20.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 20  The Delhi Metro opened all stations on Friday, but in a latest update has said that three stations, including Jamia Milia Islamia will continue to stay closed. The DMRC tweeted: “Entry & exit gates of Jamia

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Metro shuts several stations ahead of CAA protest in Delhi

Metro shuts several stations ahead of CAA protest in Delhi

🕔11:55, 19.Dec 2019

New Delhi, 19 Dec  With the imposition of section 144 in the Red Fort area here ahead of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest, the Delhi Metro has shut down several Metro stations in the vicinity. Delhi Metro tweeted: “Entry

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Anti-CAA protest: Metro services at several stations shut

Anti-CAA protest: Metro services at several stations shut

🕔06:51, 16.Dec 2019

New Delhi, 16 Dec  In the wake of violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in south Delhi on Sunday, the Delhi Metro has suspended services at 12 metro stations as precautionary measure. With protests gathering in other parts of

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DMRC to upgrade to eight-coach metro fleet by March 2021

DMRC to upgrade to eight-coach metro fleet by March 2021

🕔17:59, 17.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 17  In a bid to accommodate the increasing footfalls, Delhi Metro plans to convert all six-coach trains to eight-coach ones by March 2021 and press them into service on the Red, Yellow and Blue Lines. Currently, both

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Art of commuting: Delhi metro stations double up as art galleries

Art of commuting: Delhi metro stations double up as art galleries

🕔08:44, 21.May 2019

New Delhi, May 21  Most Indians may still need a push to visit art galleries and museums, but when the national capital’s favourite commuting mode Metro Rail doubles up as a contemporary art gallery itself, it is not uncommon to

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Metro Magenta Line runs slow, thousands hit

Metro Magenta Line runs slow, thousands hit

🕔07:04, 15.May 2019

New Delhi, May 15  Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line ran slow on Tuesday due to a technical fault, forcing many commuters to leave the train and take other forms of transport to continue their journey. The Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC)

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Pink Line’s Lajpat Nagar section to open on Monday

Pink Line’s Lajpat Nagar section to open on Monday

🕔10:32, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  Delhi Metro’s Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 section of Pink Line is all set to open for public commutation from next week as it has been given all the necessary approvals from the Safety Commissioner, the

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Delhi government approves Metro Phase-IV; 334 new coaches, elevated flyovers lined up

Delhi government approves Metro Phase-IV; 334 new coaches, elevated flyovers lined up

🕔20:01, 19.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 19 The Delhi government on Wednesday passed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s (DMRC) 103-km long Phase-IV under which six new corridors and hundreds of new coaches will be introduced to reduce traffic and improve connectivity. The decision was taken

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Delhi Metro to run extra trips on Raksha Bandhan

Delhi Metro to run extra trips on Raksha Bandhan

🕔14:20, 24.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 24  The Delhi Metro will run extra trips on Saturday and Sunday in view of high ridership observed on the eve of Raksha Bandhan, it was announced on Friday. Also, it said, those metro lines where the

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Delhi Metro’s Pink Line extended till Lajpat Nagar

Delhi Metro’s Pink Line extended till Lajpat Nagar

🕔14:51, 6.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 6 Delhi Metro on Monday extended its Pink Line to connect Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus and Lajpat Nagar, bringing four major markets on its network. The latest 8.10-km stretch has six stations including INA, South Extension, Sarojini Nagar

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Cabinet approves Blue Line extension to Noida Sector 62

Cabinet approves Blue Line extension to Noida Sector 62

🕔23:42, 16.May 2018

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved extension of Delhi Metro’s Blue Line service from Noida City Centre to Noida Sector 62. A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the 6.675km corridor being constructed

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