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Delhi: For seamless travel, Metro plans pick-up & drop facilities, pedestrian plazas and cycle lanes at 10 stations

May 11, 2022 5:21 pm

Electric vehicle charging points with segregated space will also be set up outside every Metro station.

3-lane flyover to connect ITO to Ashram in the pipeline

May 09, 2022 1:53 am

Officials said the new flyover will also help decongest the Sarai Khan ISBT and T-junction where several other projects, such as the Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS), are coming up.

To boost last-mile connectivity, PWD to develop transport hubs at two Delhi Metro stations

May 06, 2022 7:49 pm

Through this plan, the PWD along with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will also make the area pedestrian- and differently abled- friendly with walkways and seating arrangements.

Delhi: Metro, markets, buses enforce Covid protocol all over again

April 23, 2022 4:30 am

Following a sudden spike in Covid cases, the DDMA in a review meeting Wednesday decided to make masks mandatory by reimposing a fine of Rs 500.

Delhi Metro to expand its existing depots to meet the requirements of Phase IV

April 18, 2022 8:43 am

The expansion will provide space for the extension of Pink Line (Majlis Park to Maujpur) and Magenta line that will connect Janakpuri West to RK Ashram Marg.

Delhi Metro stations to get high-end baggage scanners for commuter safety

April 10, 2022 8:15 pm

Officials at DMRC said the new advanced baggage scanners have unique features which will help in faster baggage clearance by handling about 550 bags per hour. Earlier, it could only handle 350 per hour. 

Forest dept nod to Delhi Metro to remove over 3,000 trees

April 08, 2022 1:59 am

Of the 2,940 trees in the North division, 1,963 are to be transplanted, and 977 trees will be felled.

Ridership is now 73% of pre-Covid figures, says outgoing Delhi Metro MD

April 01, 2022 8:12 am

"We are very hopeful that once schools and colleges are also opened fully, ridership will touch 80% plus. The remaining 15% will probably take time to come back to pre-Covid levels as some sections are still working from home."

Delhi Metro to conduct customer satisfaction survey from March 28

March 27, 2022 6:39 pm

The ‘9th edition of the online customer satisfaction survey’ will be conducted by the Transport Strategy Centre (TSC), London, which manages the COMET benchmarking group.

Amid differences over panel to select Metro MD, Delhi govt finalises its pick, to seek approval from Centre

March 17, 2022 6:59 pm

According to sources, a file in this regard will be sent to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) via Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal for final approval.


India's first driverless metro on tracks

December 29, 2020 1:40 pm

The metro was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi via video conference at 11 am on Monday. Officials said more trains will gradually be fully automated.

No tokens, thermal screening: What travelling in Delhi Metro will look like after resumption

September 06, 2020 7:33 pm

Over five months after the lockdown halted its services, Delhi Metro, the public transport lifeline of the capital, will restart operations on September 7.

Kejriwal govt's big announcement: Free bus, metro rides for women

June 10, 2019 7:08 am

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that travel on public transportation will be made free for all women, adding that those who do not want the subsidy are free to opt out.

Sneak peek: Delhi Metro's full Magenta line opens, Noida-Gurugram travel time cut by 30 mins

May 29, 2018 7:00 pm

Passenger services on the segment, which has 16 stations including 14 underground and two elevated, began from Tuesday at 6 am from the Kalkaji Mandir and Janakpuri West stations simultaneously.

Delhi Metro's ITO station all set for inauguration

June 03, 2015 5:11 pm

Metro Rail services between Mandi House and ITO stations in New Delhi will begin soon.


Delhi metro is the second most unaffordable transport network in the world: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

A study by the Centre for Science and Environment has done a diagnostic analysis of how much it costs to ride the Delhi metro and the results are not looking good. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has rejected the report.

You can now use your Delhi metro card to travel on the bus.

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

With this move, Delhi has become India’s first city to implement common mobility cards. See more: