In Delhi Metro, no system to calculate losses or profits on various lines

The Centre had recently questioned the AAP government’s condition on equal sharing of Phase IV operational losses, putting the future of the new lines — a large chunk of which will connect outer Delhi to the Metro network — in question again.

Delhi: In a first, elevated road network to come up below 3 new lines

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Wednesday said that the three roads will be constructed under the elevated section of Metro lines on four areas.


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Falling ridership of Delhi’s urban railway system highlights need for balancing financial sustainability with affordability

PM Modi inaugurates Escorts Mujesar-Ballabhgarh section of Delhi Metro's Violet line

The DMRC said the section will be an extension of the Kashmiri Gate-Escorts Mujesar Violet Line. The passenger services on the section will commence at 5 pm Monday onwards.

Escorts Mujesar-Ballabgarh section ready for passenger operations: DMRC

After the opening of this extension, the entire Kashmere Gate – Raja Nahar Singh Metro corridor will become 46.6 km-long.

‘Centre’s push, not Delhi’s, got Metro cost escalation down’

In January 2017, after giving in-principle approval to the project, the Delhi government had urged the DMRC to explore the possibility of working out the completion cost of the project based on an “escalation factor of 5%-6% instead of 7.50%.”


Delhi metro services on Magenta Line affected for an hour on Tuesday morning

Due to a signalling issue, train services were affected on Line-8 section (Magenta Line) from Kalkaji Mandir to Botanical Garden from 7.25am to 8.30am

Rising Metro fares in Delhi, shrinking bus fleet: HC issues notice to govt, DMRC

Post the fare hike in October 2017, the Delhi Metro has been losing three lakh passengers per day. 

Alternative route to Chandigarh airport to cost Rs 1,217 crore: DMRC study

The total length of this road connectivity is 6.41 km, including approaches and clover leaves. Out of this, 3.458 km is at grade (means main road), 1.88 km is underground (tunnel) and 1.072 km elevated.

You squatted on metro floor, DMRC earned Rs 38 lakh in a year

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has collected fines worth nearly Rs 90 lakh from travellers between June 2017 to May 2018 for a host of offences including sitting on the floor of trains, littering, creating a nuisance etc.

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When PM Modi took Delhi's Airport Express Metro to get to an event

PM Narendra Modi interacted with a few passengers and also obliged some of them for a selfie. He has been using the Metro service to reach distant venues to avoid traffic jams which occur during VVIP movement.

Delhi Metro: Pink Line's South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section to connect 4 major markets

The new stations falling on this route are - Sir Vishveshariah Moti Bagh, Bhikhaji Cama Place, Sarojini Nagar, INA, South Extension and Lajpat Nagar. The metro stations in this route are all underground except for Sir Vishveshariah Moti Bagh station.


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.

ITO Metro Station showcases Delhi's rich heritage

Inside this subterranean marvel, are the whirring of train engines and the sheen of metal mixed with show pieces on Delhi’s history and the creation of India’s modern capital.

Sneak peek: Newly constructed Janpath metro station

The new Janpath Metro station, part of the Central Secretariat-Mandi House stretch, is a riot of colours.