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Delhi: Metro stations on Red Line to sport new look

March 08, 2021 3:29 am

The Red Line, which was the first to start operations in December 2002, will soon see updated exterior facades, more escalators, new floors and aesthetics, and updated signage.

Delhi metro services on Dwarka-Rajiv Chowk section hit due to technical glitch

February 26, 2021 1:39 pm

The DMRC tweeted in the morning that there was a "Delay in service from Dwarka to Rajiv Chowk. Normal service on all other lines".

One year of pandemic: A hopeful Capital waits to be resuscitated

February 18, 2021 12:23 pm

The national capital has been braving the pandemic, even as residents take hesitant steps towards normalcy

Metro city’s lifeline but buses still carry bulk of Delhiites

January 16, 2021 9:50 am

The Metro is popularly known as Delhi's lifeline and is credited with radically transforming the city's public transport system.

Deployment up, curbs at Metro stations as Delhi welcomes 2021

January 02, 2021 4:56 am

Meanwhile, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) closed the exit gates of four Metro stations near India Gate for a few hours.

During off time, Delhi Metro prepped for the long haul

January 01, 2021 10:50 am

As the trains remained halted for 171 days, teams of workers fanned out across the DMRC network to not just make the system Covid-ready, but also carry out other long-pending repairs and upgrades.

Launching driverless train, PM hails move to ‘smart systems’

December 29, 2020 1:19 am

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh were also at the virtual inauguration.

PM to flag off first driverless metro train on Monday

December 27, 2020 6:58 pm

With the commencement of these new-generation trains, the DMRC will enter the elite league of "seven per cent of world's Metro networks" which can operate services without drivers, the Delhi Metro said on Sunday.

Delhi: Metro revenue deficit Rs 1,900 crore, officials told to limit expenditure

December 27, 2020 12:31 pm

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Director (Operations) A K Garg attributed the state of finances in the corporation to the pandemic-induced shutdown of Metro services and low footfall even after reopening of the network, which spans 390-km across Delhi-NCR.

Explained: Here's why India's first driverless metro in New Delhi is significant

December 31, 2020 1:28 pm

The first 'driverless' train will roll out on the 38-km-long Line 8 or Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro, which has a 390-km-long network spread across the national capital and adjoining cities such as Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Bahadurgarh.


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: