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Commuters wait to board a train at Samaypur Badli station.(PTI File Photo)

Delhi Metro resumes services on Delhi to NCR routes, reverse route yet to reopen

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 03:24 PM IST
Metro trains did not ply on routes to Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad, ie between Delhi and NCR stations on seven corridors.
Delhi metro to and from NCR curtailed till 2 pm today due to farmers’ protest(Twitter/MosufK)
Delhi metro to and from NCR curtailed till 2 pm today due to farmers’ protest(Twitter/MosufK)

Delhi Metro restricts services on Thursday till 2 pm to tackle overcrowding ahead of farmers’ protest

New Delhi [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Due to Kisan Rally call for Delhi, on the request of Delhi Police and to avoid overcrowding in wake of ongoing Covid pandemic, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation stated that services will be regulated on Thursday, from resumption early in the morning till 2 pm through loops while services will remain available on Pink Line, Grey Line, Airport Express Line and Rapid Metro Line
On regular days, these service are available till 11pm from terminal stations.(PTI)
On regular days, these service are available till 11pm from terminal stations.(PTI)

Delhi Metro services to be available till 10pm on Diwali

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 11:54 PM IST
The metro train services will run as usual for rest of the day on Saturday from 6am onwards on all lines, and from 4:45am on the Airport Express Line, the DMRC said.
Passengers stand in a long queue at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi.(PTI)
Passengers stand in a long queue at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi.(PTI)

Metro to give real-time info on waiting time

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 06:17 AM IST
DMRC will put up information on its social media accounts about stations where the average waiting time is beyond 20 minutes during peak hours.
The Delhi EV Policy, 2020 targets 25% of all new vehicle registrations by 2024 to be Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs). In order to encourage the rapid adoption of electric vehicles, the government is focusing on the speedy roll out of electric vehicle charging Infrastructure in Delhi.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
The Delhi EV Policy, 2020 targets 25% of all new vehicle registrations by 2024 to be Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs). In order to encourage the rapid adoption of electric vehicles, the government is focusing on the speedy roll out of electric vehicle charging Infrastructure in Delhi.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)

Land-owning agencies meet to identify sites for electric vehicle charging depots

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 04:03 AM IST
The first meeting of the working group was held on September 17. During the meeting, the members had agreed that Delhi Transco Limited (DTL) will be the state nodal agency for EVs.
DMRC teams had counselled, but not fined, more than 5,000 people, in an attempt to ensure that the new travel guidelines are followed.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
DMRC teams had counselled, but not fined, more than 5,000 people, in an attempt to ensure that the new travel guidelines are followed.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

DMRC fines 2,214 passengers in 9 days for not wearing masks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 05:00 AM IST
According to DMRC data, from September 11 — when the rail corporation started imposing fines for mask violations — till September 20, at least 2,214 commuters had been fined for not wearing masks.
A Magenta Line metro train at a station platform after services on the line were resumed in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A Magenta Line metro train at a station platform after services on the line were resumed in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Monday challenge: DMRC to make 4500 trips to meet rush

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 07:34 AM IST
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation plans to make 4,500 train trips from Monday , as it expects a surge in ridership.
Delhi Metro has resumed services for the first time since March(ANI)
Delhi Metro has resumed services for the first time since March(ANI)

Unlock 4.0: Delhi Metro services resume on Red, Green, Violet lines

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 08:38 AM IST
Unlock 4.0: Metro services across the country resumed operations on Monday as part of the ongoing fourth stage of the nationwide unlock.
Drivers during the trial-run of Metro trains on the Blue Line, ahead of its resumption from September 9.(PTI)
Drivers during the trial-run of Metro trains on the Blue Line, ahead of its resumption from September 9.(PTI)

Delhi Metro’s Blue and Pink lines resume services as part of Unlock 4.0

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 10:05 AM IST
Trains started running on the 65.35km Blue Line, connecting Dwarka Sector 21 and Vaishali/Noida Electronic City, and on the 57.58km Pink Line, connecting Majlis Park and Shiv Vihar
The Metro will open its operations in a graded manner and on Wednesday, services to the Blue and Magenta line will be resumed.(ANI)
The Metro will open its operations in a graded manner and on Wednesday, services to the Blue and Magenta line will be resumed.(ANI)

Delhi Metro ridership picks up on Day 2, over 8,000 take Yellow Line in the morning

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 05:02 PM IST
Senior DMRC officials said that since more people were aware about the opening now, the ridership saw an increase but this was anticipated and the Metro system is ready for it
The first potential coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine developed in the southern hemisphere, called COVAX-19 and created by Adelaide company Vaxine Pty Ltd, is pictured at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, Australia on July 2, 2020.(via REUTERS)
The first potential coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine developed in the southern hemisphere, called COVAX-19 and created by Adelaide company Vaxine Pty Ltd, is pictured at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, Australia on July 2, 2020.(via REUTERS)

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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 01:00 PM IST
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A man photographs Delhi Metro yellow line trains parked at Khyber Pass Metro Depot, in New Delhi.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
A man photographs Delhi Metro yellow line trains parked at Khyber Pass Metro Depot, in New Delhi.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

3,000-car parking to come up at Nabi Karim metro station

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 12:45 AM IST
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the North Delhi Municipal Corporation will develop this parking facility in the densely populated area.
Delhi Metro trains parked at a shed in Timarpur. The Metro has been shut since March when the first lockdown was imposed in an effort to combat Covid-19.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
Delhi Metro trains parked at a shed in Timarpur. The Metro has been shut since March when the first lockdown was imposed in an effort to combat Covid-19.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)

DMRC introduces smart card with auto top-up facility

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 03:13 PM IST
According to senior Metro officials, the smart cards will automatically be recharged at the Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) entry gates with 200 whenever the balance reduces to under 100
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation had taken a soft loan of Rs 35,198 crore for construction work from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).(Reuters File Photo)
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation had taken a soft loan of Rs 35,198 crore for construction work from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).(Reuters File Photo)

Delhi Metro announces 50% cut in perks, allowances of its staff

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 06:11 AM IST
With Metro operations shut since March 22, DMRC has suffered a revenue loss of about Rs 1,500 crore. Last month, DMRC had written to the Centre, requesting it to defer repayment of its loan till next year.
U-girders for the corridor being cast at a yard in Pushp Vihar.(HT Photo)
U-girders for the corridor being cast at a yard in Pushp Vihar.(HT Photo)

DMRC begins work on Aerocity-Tughlaqabad Metro corridor

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 04:53 AM IST
The Aerocity-Tughlaqabad corridor will have 15 stations, and will connect border areas in south Delhi such as Tigri, Khanpur, Tughlaqabad, and others, to the Indira Gandhi International airport.
The DMRC had received a total loan of Rs 35,198 crore from JICA.(Bloomberg)
The DMRC had received a total loan of Rs 35,198 crore from JICA.(Bloomberg)

Seek help from Delhi govt to repay loan: Centre to DMRC

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 06:15 PM IST
The loan was given to the Delhi Metro at a concessional rate of interest varying from 1.2 per cent to 2.3 per cent, and was repayable in 30 years with a moratorium of 10 years
The average height of piers on this corridor is 10m. However, piers will be 20m high at Madhuban Chowk (crossing with Line 1) and 25m at Haiderpur Badli Mor where this line will cross Line 2.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
The average height of piers on this corridor is 10m. However, piers will be 20m high at Madhuban Chowk (crossing with Line 1) and 25m at Haiderpur Badli Mor where this line will cross Line 2.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

Delhi Metro casts first pier under Phase-4 work

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 06:34 PM IST
The average height of piers on this corridor is 10m. However, piers will be 20m high at Madhuban Chowk (crossing with Line 1) and 25m at Haiderpur Badli Mor where this line will cross Line 2.
The Metro started the construction of diaphragm walls—concrete walls used in deep excavation-based projects, especially in congested areas.(PTI)
The Metro started the construction of diaphragm walls—concrete walls used in deep excavation-based projects, especially in congested areas.(PTI)

DMRC begins constructing underground section of Krishna Park Extension station

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 04:03 AM IST
The Metro started the construction of diaphragm walls—concrete walls used in deep excavation-based projects, especially in congested areas.
DMRC technicians inspect Delhi Metro coaches in Timarpur, New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
DMRC technicians inspect Delhi Metro coaches in Timarpur, New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Restricted entry into stations, destination-specific queues likely in Metro reopening plan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prawesh Lama
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 05:47 AM IST
Delhi Metro services have remained suspended since March 22, when the janta curfew was observed. While other modes of public transport have been allowed with restrictions during the gradual easing of lockdown norms, Metro services remain suspended.
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat gave approval for the CMP plan In a meeting of the Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) on June 11, 2020.(File Photo)
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat gave approval for the CMP plan In a meeting of the Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) on June 11, 2020.(File Photo)

Uttarakhand approves Comprehensive Mobility Plan for 3 cities including Dehradun

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 12:29 PM IST
The state government also approved the project for the construction of Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) in Haridwar city along with the construction of Metro Light in Haridwar-Rishikesh and Nepali Farm-Vidhan Sabha Corridor.
Officials said they are taking all precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the disease.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Officials said they are taking all precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the disease.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

20 DMRC staffers test Covid-19 +ve

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2020 02:38 AM IST
The DMRC released a statement expressing solidarity with the infected officials and assuring the public the Metro was ready to resume operations as soon as the government allows.
DMRC Recruitment 2020. (Screengrab)
DMRC Recruitment 2020. (Screengrab)

DMRC Recruitment 2020: Score card and final response sheet for JE, Stenographer, and other posts released

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2020 05:36 PM IST
Candidates who have appeared in the recruitment examination can check their score card and final response sheet online at delhimetrorail.com.
The Indian Railways suspended all the services, including metro, till May 3 after PM Modi’s address where he announced extension of lockdown.(HT Photo)
The Indian Railways suspended all the services, including metro, till May 3 after PM Modi’s address where he announced extension of lockdown.(HT Photo)

Metro services to remain suspended till May 3, announces govt

Hindustan Times, New delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 03:38 PM IST
The Indian Railways too extended the suspension of all its passenger services till May 3 after announcement by PM Modi that Covid-19 lockdown will be extended.
Sonam Kapoor in the original Masakali song.
Sonam Kapoor in the original Masakali song.

Delhi Metro follows AR Rahman’s lead, defends original Masakali: ‘We have a bias as we feature in it’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 04:35 PM IST
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation defended AR Rahman’s original Masakali song, because the metro featured in the film Delhi-6.
Commuters wearing face masks as a precautionary measure against coronavirus infections, at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi, India, on Friday, March 20, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)
Commuters wearing face masks as a precautionary measure against coronavirus infections, at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi, India, on Friday, March 20, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)

Delhi Metro services shut on Sunday to power ‘Janta Curfew’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 04:25 PM IST
The move is aimed at encouraging the public to stay indoors and maintain social distancing, which is essential in the fight against Covid-19.
The violence at northeast Delhi areas on Monday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
The violence at northeast Delhi areas on Monday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

5 metro stations closed after violence in Delhi’s Jaffrabad, Maujpur

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 06:15 PM IST
The police issued a statement in the afternoon announcing prohibitory orders (under Section 144 of CrPC) and appealing to people in the area to maintain peace and harmony.
Jaffrabad became the latest anti-CAA protest site in Delhi when about 500 people, mostly women, gathered there to protest against the new citizenship law and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), blocking a major road on Saturday night.(PTI)
Jaffrabad became the latest anti-CAA protest site in Delhi when about 500 people, mostly women, gathered there to protest against the new citizenship law and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), blocking a major road on Saturday night.(PTI)

Over 500 protesters block Delhi road, force DMRC to shut Jaffrabad station

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 09:51 AM IST
Delhi Police have also deployed additional personnel around the Jaffrabad metro station in Northeast Delhi as women continued their protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Yulu offers a blue-colour electric bike called ‘Miracle’ that riders can pick up from designated ‘Yulu Zones’ and return later(Sourced)
Yulu offers a blue-colour electric bike called ‘Miracle’ that riders can pick up from designated ‘Yulu Zones’ and return later(Sourced)

Delhi traffic police frowns on careless joyrides on Yulu bikes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Baishali Adak
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 02:55 AM IST
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in September last year tied-up with Yulu, a rental bike sharing platform, to provide transport up to the commuters’ final landing point.
The Security Cell of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) traced a suspect for alleged obscene behaviour and he was later on taken into custody.(Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
The Security Cell of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) traced a suspect for alleged obscene behaviour and he was later on taken into custody.(Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)

Man arrested for alleged obscene behaviour on Delhi Metro’s Yellow line

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2020 07:54 AM IST
The action was taken following a complaint by a woman that the man had behaved obscenely with her during a metro train ride on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro.
Delhi Metro’s Red Line connects Rithala in Delhi to New Bus Adda in Ghaziabad.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Delhi Metro’s Red Line connects Rithala in Delhi to New Bus Adda in Ghaziabad.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Woman jumps in front of Delhi metro’s Red Line, services delayed: Police

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 12:20 AM IST
The incident took place at around 9.42 pm at platform no. 2 of the Pratap Nagar station, the police said.
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