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Five areas around Delhi metro stations chosen for uplift

The policy aims to improve public-transit ridership, reduce vehicular pollution and greenhouse emissions.

Caught in a tussle, Gurgaon Rapid Metro stares at an uncertain future

The Indian Express reports on the crisis facing the project that benefits 59,000 people every day.

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Delhi: Narela Metro corridor may get nod soon

The three corridors that did not receive the Centre’s nod when it cleared the project in March are Rithala to Narela, Inderlok to Indraprastha and Lajpat Nagar to Saket G Block.

Free metro rides for women: If you give freebies, we will stop you, SC tells Delhi govt

Overruling the state's objections, a bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Deepak Gupta also ordered that it will have to bear operational losses “as Metro is a conveyance within the state”.

'Don't give sops, it's public money': SC raps Delhi govt on free rides for women in Metro

The apex court said that the Delhi government is bound to ensure that the financial health of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is maintained properly and no steps are taken that might result in losses.

Delhi Metro commuters face long queues due to 'stringent security measures'

Sources in the CISF told The Indian Express that the enhanced security system has been in place since the abrogation of Article 370 and Independence Day.

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To control crowd, Delhi metro staff ‘threaten’ to use batons

“The crowd became unmanageable at a certain point. The DMRC sought the assistance of CISF to maintain order. A private guard under the DMRC was seen violating the laid down norms in crowd management. However, no baton charging actually took place,” CISF sources said.

Delhi metro staffer threatens to baton charge commuters; DMRC, CISF assure action

When contacted DMRC officials, it said that said the DMRC does not condone the use of such methods for controlling crowds at the stations as seen in this video.

I-Day, Rakhi rush hits traffic: Services on Blue Line hit by kite strings

Services on the Blue Line were affected between 2 pm to 3.15 pm due to the overhead equipment (OHE) tripping at a section between Subhash Nagar and Rajouri Garden stations.

Delhi Metro employee commits suicide, streams it live on Facebook

No suicide note was found from his room at East Delhi's Shahdara where he was found hanging from a hook in the ceiling with a plastic wire around his neck, they said.

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

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

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.

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Delhi Metro's ITO station all set for inauguration

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

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

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.

With this move, Delhi has become India’s first city to implement common mobility cards. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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Jam-Packed Metro Train Ran With Open Gate

In a highly unsafe act, a jam-packed Delhi Metro train crossed two stations on Yellow Line on Monday night with one of its gates open. The unusual incident took place around 10 p.m. between Chawri Bazar and Kashmere Gate stations of Yellow Line, which connects north Delhi to Gurgaon. There was a technical problem with […]

Delhi Metro Heritage Line: First Glimpse Of Travel Into The Rich Past Of The Old City

The Delhi Metro made a major foray into the Walled City of the national capital, as the ITO-Kashmere Gate ‘Heritage Line’ was thrown open to public on Sunday. It has three stations — Delhi Gate, Jama Masjid and Red Fort. The new line, which is essentially an extension of the Violet Line that runs between […]

Ring Rail - A Ghost Train Service In A New-Age Delhi

On a chilly, breezy evening earlier this month, platform number 1 at the Safdarjung station in the heart of Lutyens Delhi looked forlorn and empty, save for a stray dog that howled and ran along. On another platform, stood the ‘Palace on Wheels’, a luxury train of the Indian Railways that does a 8 days/7 […]

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Mangu Singh On What Comes In the Way Of 24 Hour Metro Service

: Managing Director of Delhi Metro, Mangu Singh, explains why construction of metro rail in India is different from anywhere in the world, argues that Transit Oriented Development “won’t help reduce existing metro burden”, contends that a 24/7 metro service is not possible because a breather is necessary, says DMRC has enough revenue to sustain […]

Mangu Singh On DMRC's Financial Performance

: Managing Director of Delhi Metro, Mangu Singh, explains why construction of metro rail in India is different from anywhere in the world, argues that Transit Oriented Development “won’t help reduce existing metro burden”, contends that a 24/7 metro service is not possible because a breather is necessary, says DMRC has enough revenue to sustain […]

Mangu Singh On Land Acquisition & Rehabilitation

Managing Director of Delhi Metro, Mangu Singh, explains why construction of metro rail in India is different from anywhere in the world, argues that Transit Oriented Development “won’t help reduce existing metro burden”, contends that a 24/7 metro service is not possible because a breather is necessary, says DMRC has enough revenue to sustain the […]

Drunk Cop In Delhi Metro Suspended: Bassi

A day after the video of an allegedly drunk policeman travelling on the metro went viral, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday said that he has been identified and suspended from duty. – See more at: https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/drunk-cop-in-delhi-metro-identified-suspended-bassi/#sthash.fAaH1RQl.dpuf

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