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Metro on Yellow, Blue Lines to run at 15 mins frequency for weekend curfew: DMRC

  • In a statement posted on Facebook and Twitter on Friday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said that metro trains on all other lines during the weekend curfew will operate at a frequency of 20 minutes.
A train on the Delhi Metro Yellow Line. (PTI)
A train on the Delhi Metro Yellow Line. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 14, 2022 10:23 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi high court slams parallel talks in Metro case

Justice Suresh Kait said DAMEPL, a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure, has not approached the court with “clean hands” while asking its counsel not to waste precious judicial time, if the company intended to settle the matter outside the court
The court was hearing an application by the Reliance Infrastructure’s subsidiary which was filed in the ongoing proceedings before the high court, claiming that DMRC was deliberately trying to delay the execution of the over <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>4,600 crore arbitral award against it. (Representational image/Getty)
The court was hearing an application by the Reliance Infrastructure’s subsidiary which was filed in the ongoing proceedings before the high court, claiming that DMRC was deliberately trying to delay the execution of the over 4,600 crore arbitral award against it. (Representational image/Getty)
Published on Jan 12, 2022 02:00 AM IST
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After fresh Covid-19 restrictions, Delhi Metro to run at 100% seating capacity

  • The DDMA on Tuesday imposed weekend curfew across Delhi in which all forms of non-essential movement will be restricted. Buses and metro have also been asked to operate at full seating capacity to avoid crowding outside bus stops and metro stations.
The national capital is already under yellow alert as part of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) since December 28. (Photo: Sanchit Khanna/HT)
The national capital is already under yellow alert as part of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) since December 28. (Photo: Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Updated on Jan 05, 2022 02:57 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi: DMRC completes first tunnelling drive on Phase 4 Metro corridor

As part of the works approved in phase 4 of the Delhi Metro project, about 27km of underground lines will be constructed across the Janakpuri West-RK Ashram, Aerocity-Tughlaqabad and the Maujpur-Majlis Park corridors. The Janakpuri West – RK Ashram Marg corridor will have underground section of 7.74km.
The tunnelling work on the Janakpuri West – RK Ashram Marg corridor. (Sourced)
The tunnelling work on the Janakpuri West – RK Ashram Marg corridor. (Sourced)
Published on Dec 31, 2021 09:53 PM IST
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In Delhi Metro’s latest advisory, a caution about time and seating capacity

The Delhi Metro said on Tuesday travel will be allowed only for up to 50 per cent of the seating capacity inside the trains and added no passenger will be allowed to stand while travelling.
The Delhi Metro said no passenger will be allowed to stand while travelling. (HT File Photo)
The Delhi Metro said no passenger will be allowed to stand while travelling. (HT File Photo)
Published on Dec 31, 2021 06:56 AM IST
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By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

On New Year's Eve, no exit from Rajiv Chowk Metro station after 9pm, says DMRC

The Delhi government has imposed restrictions in the wake of the Omicron variant of coronavirus which has been driving Covid-19 infection in the national capital. As part of the curbs, the seating capacity in Delhi Metro has been reduced to 50 per cent and no standing passenger is allowed.
Commuters seen at Rajiv Chowk metro station.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
Commuters seen at Rajiv Chowk metro station.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
Published on Dec 30, 2021 01:18 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Miles to go for a Metro as Covid curbs limit train capacity in Delhi

Commuters at several stations said they had to wait up to an hour that resulted in a prolonged travel time. They added that since both government and private offices are still open, and there were no curbs on movement of people during the day, adequate public transport arrangements should have been made.
Passengers lined up outside the Akshardham Metro Station in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI)
Passengers lined up outside the Akshardham Metro Station in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI)
Published on Dec 30, 2021 12:15 AM IST
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As fresh curbs set in, expect long queues outside Delhi Metro stations

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation started restricting passenger movement at stations on Tuesday evening itself, a few hours after the government sounded the ‘Yellow Alert’ to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the Capital.
Officials said that there will be no change in the schedule of trains. (HT Archive)
Officials said that there will be no change in the schedule of trains. (HT Archive)
Published on Dec 28, 2021 11:52 PM IST
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Delhi Covid-19 curbs: New Metro guidelines commuters must know

The Delhi government on Tuesday announced a series of curbs in the national capital due to a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases. The restrictions have been imposed as part of the graded response force (GRAP).
The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic had majorly affected operations of the Delhi Metro.
The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic had majorly affected operations of the Delhi Metro.
Updated on Dec 28, 2021 05:28 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi Metro ridership only half of the figure projected by DMRC: CAG report

The 116-page report, which is critical of the DMRC’s revenue generation from property development and operational management, was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Thursday by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs.
The CAG report said pointed out that the DMRC had projected an average daily ridership in the entire network would rise to 53.47 lakh in 2019-20 but the actual ridership was only around 27.79 lakh. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
The CAG report said pointed out that the DMRC had projected an average daily ridership in the entire network would rise to 53.47 lakh in 2019-20 but the actual ridership was only around 27.79 lakh. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Published on Dec 03, 2021 12:00 AM IST
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ByRisha Chitlangia

Delhi: DMRC refurbishing old Metro trains with modern facilities

DMRC managing director Mangu Singh on Monday unveiled the first train refurbished as part of this project. The train, officials said, was procured in 2002 as part of the first Metro network phase.
The inside view of the first refurbished Metro train at Yamuna Bank metro station on Monday. (Amal KS/Hindustan Times)
The inside view of the first refurbished Metro train at Yamuna Bank metro station on Monday. (Amal KS/Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 11:59 PM IST
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Delhi Metro launches driverless operations on Pink Line today

The move makes the DMRC the fourth biggest driverless Metro railway network in the world. The Pink Line, which connects Majlis Park with Shiv Vihar, is the longest Metro corridor in New Delhi
The view from inside a driverless train on the Pink Line of the Delhi Metro network in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI)
The view from inside a driverless train on the Pink Line of the Delhi Metro network in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 26, 2021 06:00 AM IST
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Driverless train to begin on Delhi Metro's Pink Line from today

"Driverless Train Operations on Delhi Metro's Pink Line (Majlis Park to Shiv Vihar) will be inaugurated on 25th Nov 2021 (Thursday) at 11:30 am via video conferencing," the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in a tweet on Wednesday.
The Pink Line was made functional in the year 2019.(PTI file photo)
The Pink Line was made functional in the year 2019.(PTI file photo)
Published on Nov 25, 2021 08:35 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

Delhi Metro services disrupted after bird gets stuck on train tracks

The station control room subsequently alerted the NGO Wildlife SOS, which was able to safely retrieve the bird from the train tracks, officials said
The bird suffered injuries to its wings and was safely transported to the NGO’s transit facility, said a Wildlife SOS member. (Sourced)
The bird suffered injuries to its wings and was safely transported to the NGO’s transit facility, said a Wildlife SOS member. (Sourced)
Updated on Nov 23, 2021 02:25 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Passengers hope relaxed curbs on Delhi Metro will ease crowds at stations

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Saturday allowed an additional 30 standing passengers in each Metro coach, along with 100% seating capacity, as a measure to boost the use of public transport in the light of the hazardous air pollution levels in the Capital
Commuters deboard from a Metro coach at Dhansa Bus Stand station in New Delhi. (HT Archive)
Commuters deboard from a Metro coach at Dhansa Bus Stand station in New Delhi. (HT Archive)
Updated on Nov 22, 2021 11:23 AM IST
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Air ‘very poor’, standing travel allowed on Metro, public buses

According to a DDMA order issued by chief secretary Vijay Dev on Saturday, the Delhi Metro will be allowed to operate with 100% seating capacity and with up to 30 standing passengers in each coach.
Delhi has been in the throes of an air emergency, forcing agencies to scramble for solutions to bring down the city’s air quality index (AQI).(AP)
Delhi has been in the throes of an air emergency, forcing agencies to scramble for solutions to bring down the city’s air quality index (AQI).(AP)
Published on Nov 21, 2021 02:18 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Services in parts of Yellow Line to remain suspended for a few hours on Nov 21

  • The metro rail services will remain suspended in the Rajiv Chowk to Central Secretariat section from the start of the service till 7.30am.
The DMRC said that the Patel Chowk metro station will be closed till resumption of train services.(HT File)
The DMRC said that the Patel Chowk metro station will be closed till resumption of train services.(HT File)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 10:48 PM IST
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Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Almost 100% workforce has received Covid-19 vaccine: DMRC

  • In a statement, the DMRC said that about 0.5 per cent of employees are yet to be vaccinated, primarily because of health reasons.
Since May 2021, a number of vaccination camps were organised for DMRC employees and their families by the company at the metro stations, depots and construction sites.(Wikimedia)
Since May 2021, a number of vaccination camps were organised for DMRC employees and their families by the company at the metro stations, depots and construction sites.(Wikimedia)
Published on Nov 13, 2021 11:14 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Govt approves integrated flyover-Metro tracks in North Delhi

A meeting of the expenditure finance committee also sanctioned 210.10 crore for the project and said the whole project would lead to overall savings of 180 crore of the taxpayers’ money
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the project will also save on social costs, in terms of minimising inconvenience to citizens, reducing environmental effects, and savings on land and commuting time. (HT Archive)
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the project will also save on social costs, in terms of minimising inconvenience to citizens, reducing environmental effects, and savings on land and commuting time. (HT Archive)
Updated on Nov 10, 2021 03:59 AM IST
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ByAbhishek Dey, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi Metro to run last train service at 10pm on all lines except Green tomorrow

On regular days the last trains start from 11pm at all its stations. DMRC said that the last metro train service from the terminal stations of Green Line will be as per the revised schedule.
On regular days the last trains start from 11pm at all its stations. (PTI)
On regular days the last trains start from 11pm at all its stations. (PTI)
Published on Nov 03, 2021 11:25 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

DDMA mulls making Covid vaccination mandatory for entry into malls, metros

NITI Aayog member (Health) VK Paul has also suggested that all auto and taxi drivers in the national capital along with other groups, who are in constant touch with the general public, must be fully vaccinated.
Only four persons have succumbed to Covid-19, so far, this month, in Delhi.(PTI)
Only four persons have succumbed to Covid-19, so far, this month, in Delhi.(PTI)
Published on Oct 26, 2021 11:50 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

CISF detects bag containing 58 lakh at Delhi Metro's Lal Quila station

In a statement, the force said that the incident took place on October 23.
Delhi Metro (File Photo/Used only for representation)
Delhi Metro (File Photo/Used only for representation)
Updated on Oct 26, 2021 10:07 PM IST
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DMRC: Services on section of Yellow Line unavailable for few hours on Sunday

GTB metro station, which is located in Kingsway Camp area of north Delhi, falls in between Vishwavidyalaya and Model Town stations.
The Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in Delhi to HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon.(HT File)
The Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in Delhi to HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 23, 2021 03:48 PM IST
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Soon, you won’t need your Metro card. DMRC is introducing this new facility

The DMRC will soon install automatic fare machines (AFC) system at 44 Metro stations in Delhi during the fourth phase. Apart from this, the AFC gates installed at the existing station will also be updated.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will introduce the system soon. (PTI File Photo)
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will introduce the system soon. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Oct 18, 2021 11:54 AM IST
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By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Delhi Metro commute update: Brief delay in services at Pink Line

  • "Delay in services between Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Shiv Vihar. Normal service on all other lines," DMRC had tweeted.
Delhi Metro's Pink Line is now the longest operational corridor of the network in the city. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)(HT_PRINT)
Delhi Metro's Pink Line is now the longest operational corridor of the network in the city. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Oct 11, 2021 08:33 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'By 2047, at least 100 cities to have their own Metro networks'

With Metro train projects already functional or in the pipeline in several cities across the country, at least 100 cities will have their own such networks by 2047 -- the 100th year of independence -- Durga Shanker Mishra, secretary, Union housing and urban affairs ministry, has said.
Delhi Metro (File Photo/Used only for representation)
Delhi Metro (File Photo/Used only for representation)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 09:33 AM IST
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Metro, traffic to run on same flyover on Pink Line link

An integrated elevated structure will be constructed parallel to an existing single-lane flyover on the Outer Ring Road, part of DMRC’s 12km-long under-construction Majlis Park-Maujpur corridor -- part of the Metro’s Phase-4 expansion
An integrated structure will bring road traffic and Metro on a common flyover on the outer Ring Road. This is part of the under construction Majlis Park and Maujpur corridor on the Pink Line. (Sourced)
An integrated structure will bring road traffic and Metro on a common flyover on the outer Ring Road. This is part of the under construction Majlis Park and Maujpur corridor on the Pink Line. (Sourced)
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 02:35 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi Metro earns 19.5 crore by selling 3.55 million carbon credits

Delhi Metro is the first Metro or railway project in the world to be registered by the United Nations under the Clean Development Mechanism to claim carbon credits for its Regenerative Braking Project in 2007
In the regenerative braking project, whenever trains on the Metro network apply brakes, three phase - traction motors installed on these trains act as generators to produce electrical energy which goes back into the overhead electricity lines (Representative photo/HT)
In the regenerative braking project, whenever trains on the Metro network apply brakes, three phase - traction motors installed on these trains act as generators to produce electrical energy which goes back into the overhead electricity lines (Representative photo/HT)
Updated on Sep 27, 2021 04:12 AM IST
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Grey Line gets one more station, Metro touches Delhi’s rural heart

The newly opened Dhansa Bus Stand station is an underground facility, and is an extension of the Dwarka-Najafgarh corridor, which is known as the Grey Line. Now, the line will have four stations -- Dwarka, Nangli, Najafgarh and Dhansa Bus Stop.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the Dhansa Bus Stand–Najafgarh section on the Grey Line of Delhi Metro via video conference on Saturday. (PTI)
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the Dhansa Bus Stand–Najafgarh section on the Grey Line of Delhi Metro via video conference on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 19, 2021 12:06 AM IST
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Delhi Metro's Najafgarh-Dhansa bus stand extension to be inaugurated today 

  • The 891-metre long extension of the Najafgarh-Dhansa bus stand section will add to the over 4.2-km long Grey Line (Dwarka-Najafgarh corridor) and benefit the residents of the interior areas around Najafgarh
Passenger service on the Najafgarh-Dhansa bus stand extension of Delhi Metro's Grey Line section will start around 5pm on Saturday evening.(Sanjeev Verma / Hindustan Times)
Passenger service on the Najafgarh-Dhansa bus stand extension of Delhi Metro's Grey Line section will start around 5pm on Saturday evening.(Sanjeev Verma / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 18, 2021 05:50 AM IST
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