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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

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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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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Airport Express Line case: DMRC asked to give all bank account details

DAMEPL was awarded an arbitral award of 4,600 crore over an agreement terminated in October 2012 on account of DMRC failing to resolve defects in the structure supporting the Airport Metro Express Line.
The stranded metro trains on the Noida City Center to Dwarka route in the Metro Train near Yamuna Bank in New Delhi. HT Photo by SUSHIL KUMAR
The stranded metro trains on the Noida City Center to Dwarka route in the Metro Train near Yamuna Bank in New Delhi. HT Photo by SUSHIL KUMAR
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 05:05 AM IST
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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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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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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

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

Fake website is inviting job applications in name of Delhi Metro: PIB Fact Check

  • PIB fact check, has warned job aspirants of a fake website impersonating the Delhi Metro and asking job applications. 
Govt fact checks fake website asking job applications for Delhi Metro (representational image).(Wikimedia)
Govt fact checks fake website asking job applications for Delhi Metro (representational image).(Wikimedia)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 05:51 PM IST
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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

Empowered regional bodies vital for development of mass transit modes: Experts

During the session, ‘Metro in India’, experts highlighted the role of the Delhi Metro in shaping India’s journey towards developing efficient mass transit modes
WRI India said that the developmental map of Delhi Metro shows how development in the city started coming up around Metro corridors and made it easier for the workforce from NCR towns to commute to the Capital. (HT Archive)
WRI India said that the developmental map of Delhi Metro shows how development in the city started coming up around Metro corridors and made it easier for the workforce from NCR towns to commute to the Capital. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 06:15 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Raksha Bandhan: Delhi Metro services on two corridors to start early

Raksha Bandhan, one of the most popular Hindu festivals, is an annual occasion celebrated throughout the nation to commemorate the special bond between siblings. While “Raksha” literally translates to ‘safety’, “bandhan” means ‘bond’.
A woman looks at the rakhis hanged to buy ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival, in Kullu on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
A woman looks at the rakhis hanged to buy ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival, in Kullu on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Aug 21, 2021 06:57 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Timing of first and last train on Delhi Metro's Pink Line to change from Monday

The Pink Line became the longest operational corridor of the Delhi Metro network after a small section of the 59-km-long corridor was inaugurated earlier this month. The section of 289 metres between Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake stations was inaugurated on August 6.
The Pink Line was opened in multiple phases in 2018.(PTI File Photo)
The Pink Line was opened in multiple phases in 2018.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Aug 14, 2021 04:16 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Fares, routes, safety features: All you need to know about Delhi Metro's e-buses

DMRC has planned to run 100 such e-feeders by the end of October in a phased manner to provide an enhanced last-mile commuting experience from 14 metro stations covering 10 routes to the public.
The fare structure will be <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10 for zero to four km, <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>15 for four to eight km; <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>20 for eight to 12km, and <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>25 for journeys beyond 12km.
The fare structure will be 10 for zero to four km, 15 for four to eight km; 20 for eight to 12km, and 25 for journeys beyond 12km.
Published on Aug 12, 2021 08:28 AM IST
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Delhi Metro's Pink Line to be longest corridor after Trilokpuri zone opens

The opening of the Trilokpuri section, about 289 metres, between the Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake stations, will fully link the entire 59 km-long Pink Line for the first time.
The much-delayed completion of Pink Line will help commuters as the gap at Trilokpuri was causing the corridor to be operated in two separate segments.
The much-delayed completion of Pink Line will help commuters as the gap at Trilokpuri was causing the corridor to be operated in two separate segments.
Published on Aug 04, 2021 11:01 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta

Waterlogged road forces DMRC to briefly shut Saket Metro station

Many commuters posted photographs and videos of the waterlogged road leading to the station on social media. In one such video, stranded commuters could be seen waving to a DTC low-floor bus, signalling it to rescue them from the spot.
According to DMRC officials, the primary reason to halt services on the line briefly was because the entry and exit points were waterlogged.(AP)
According to DMRC officials, the primary reason to halt services on the line briefly was because the entry and exit points were waterlogged.(AP)
Updated on Jul 28, 2021 03:22 AM IST
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Metro body, DDA join hands to expand network in Narela

DMRC has planned a 23km-long Metrolite corridor between Rithala and Narela as part of its Phase-4 project.
The DMRC has planned a 23km Metrolite line between Rithala and Narela.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The DMRC has planned a 23km Metrolite line between Rithala and Narela.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 04:27 AM IST
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Soon, Metro feeder e-buses with auto ticketing system

DMRC plans to induct a total of 100 such low-floor, air-conditioned e-buses out of which the first batch of 25 buses have undergone the necessary fitness tests conducted by the state transport department and are likely to be launched next month.
DMRC will induct 25 e-buses by next month.(Sourced)
DMRC will induct 25 e-buses by next month.(Sourced)
Updated on Jul 14, 2021 07:35 AM IST
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DMRC launches India’s first FASTag-based parking facility at Kashmere Gate Metro

  • DMRC said only vehicles bearing FASTag will be allowed to park at the exclusively cashless facility located at gate 6 of the Kashmere Gate metro station
The parking facility located at gate 6 of the metro station is exclusively cashless. It can accommodate 55 four-wheelers and 174 two-wheelers.(DMRC/Twitter)
The parking facility located at gate 6 of the metro station is exclusively cashless. It can accommodate 55 four-wheelers and 174 two-wheelers.(DMRC/Twitter)
Published on Jul 06, 2021 11:14 PM IST
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By | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi Metro services on Yellow Line to be affected due to maintenance issues

  • A total of four stations falls on the Yellow Line between Qutab Minar and Guru Dronacharya - Chhatarpur, Sultanpur, Ghitorni and Arjangarh.
Metro services on the Yellow Line were also affected on July 1 due to a technical glitch at Huda City Centre(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Metro services on the Yellow Line were also affected on July 1 due to a technical glitch at Huda City Centre(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 03, 2021 05:49 PM IST
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By | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi Metro’s underground integrated parking facility to address parking woes

  • DMRC will open its first-ever underground integrated parking facility at the Dhansa Bus Stand metro station on the Grey Line next month.
Dhansa Bus Stand metro station's underground integrated parking facility. (DMRC Official)
Dhansa Bus Stand metro station's underground integrated parking facility. (DMRC Official)
Published on Jul 01, 2021 08:15 PM IST
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By | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi Metro’s Blue Line services disrupted for second day, Yellow Line hit too

  • Delhi Metro’s operations on the Blue Line were disrupted on Wednesday due to a signalling issue, but the matter was later dealt with and services restored
The Delhi Metro were also affected in Yellow Line owing to a technical issue for which services were suspended temporarily between Huda City Centre and Sultanpur.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The Delhi Metro were also affected in Yellow Line owing to a technical issue for which services were suspended temporarily between Huda City Centre and Sultanpur.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 01, 2021 06:41 PM IST
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By | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy

3 metro stations to stay shut for 4 hours today

"Three Metro stations of Yellow Line namely, Vishwavidyalaya, Civil Lines and Vidhan Sabha, will remain closed for public from 10:00 am to 2:00pm tomorrow i.e, 26.06.2021 (Saturday),” the DMRC tweeted
A senior police officer also said that in view of the anticipated protest, the DMRC has been asked to close some designated metro stations as a precautionary measure.(HT Photo )
A senior police officer also said that in view of the anticipated protest, the DMRC has been asked to close some designated metro stations as a precautionary measure.(HT Photo )
Updated on Jun 26, 2021 03:43 AM IST
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DMRC writes to DDMA to allow standing passengers in Metro to control crowding

In their correspondence with the DDMA, DMRC said after the reopening of the Delhi Metro, post the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, passenger intake on trains was limited to 50% of seating capacity.
DMRC stressed that while these relaxations will help Metro function more efficiently, they assured that all safety measures shall continue.(Twitter/@DMRC)
DMRC stressed that while these relaxations will help Metro function more efficiently, they assured that all safety measures shall continue.(Twitter/@DMRC)
Updated on Jun 26, 2021 03:47 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Metro phase-4 work on track despite Covid constraints: DMRC

  • In the past two months, work on Metro projects has been going on with nearly half the required workforce
A DMRC official said that their strength at sites came down from over 4,000 to about 2,500, with most of the work being done on the three corridors under phase-4(Money Sharma / AFP)
A DMRC official said that their strength at sites came down from over 4,000 to about 2,500, with most of the work being done on the three corridors under phase-4(Money Sharma / AFP)
Updated on Jun 21, 2021 04:58 AM IST
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By, New Delhi

Hour-long waits to board a Metro

  • With a 50% cap on seating, the waiting time at many stations across the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s (DMRC) network increased to 50 minutes during rush hour, officials said.
Image courtesy: HT photo
Image courtesy: HT photo
Published on Jun 15, 2021 05:20 AM IST
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