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Delhi Metro: Rapid transit system in India serving Delhi and surrounding region
The Delhi Metro is a mass rapid transit (MRT) system serving Delhi and its satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram, Noida, Bahadurgarh and Ballabhgarh, in the National Capital Region of India. It is by far the largest and busiest metro rail system in India, and the second oldest after the Kolkata Metro. The network consists of 10 colour-coded lines serving 253 stations in Delhi with a total length of 348 kilometres (216 mi) and has a full reach of 285 stations with a total length of 389 kilometres (242 mi) when including the Gurugram Metro and Noida Metro. The system has a mix of underground, at-grade, and elevated stations using both broad-gauge and standard-gauge. Delhi Metro operates over 2,700 trips daily, starting at around 05:00 and ending at 23:30.

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Delhi govt extends lockdown by 1 week [Video]

Delhi govt extends lockdown by 1 week

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 09 announced that lockdown will continue in the national capital in order to curb the spread of virus. Lockdown has been extended by 1 week and will end at 5..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:39Published

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Metro services once again resumed on Monday after a gap of 28 days amid the ongoing pandemic with the provision of travel with 50 per cent seating.
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Delhi Unlock news: Delhi Metro services to resume with 50% capacity from June 7 - know details

On Monday, only half of the available trains will be inducted into service with a frequency ranging from approx. 5 to 15 min on different Lines.
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Delhi Metro sees peak hour rush, may close doors to avoid long queues

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India's first RRTS train with design speed of 180 kmph unveiled; to have business class

An official of the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) claimed that the RRTS trains will travel at a speed three times faster than the Delhi Metro. "RRTS trains will also have..
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Unlock 4: Delhi metro resumes services on Red, Green, Violet lines

The Delhi Metro will be running on Rithala - Shaheed Sthal (Red Line), Kirti Nagar/Inderlok - Brig. Hoshiar Singh (Green Line) and Kashmere Gate - Raja Nahar Singh (Violet Line) routes from 7 am to 11..
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Delhi Metro resumes services on Blue and Pink lines; here are timings, routes, fare

The Delhi Metro on the Blue Line and the Pink Line will run from 7 AM to 11 AM in the morning and then again from 4 PM to 8 PM in the evening.
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Delhi Metro reopening: Services on Blue, Pink lines to resume today

Under the government's Unlock 4.0 guidelines, the services on Delhi Metro Blue and Pink lines will be available from 7 am to 11 am and from 4 pm to 8 pm along with Yellow/Rapid Lines which are already..
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Delhi Metro to resume operations today; here are public pointers from DMRC

After a gap of more than five months, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is all set to welcome passengers in a phased manner in three stages beginning today (i.e. September 7, Monday).
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Unlock 4: Delhi Metro resumes operations with strict safety measures

Delhi Metro has resumed services from 7 am on Monday as the part of 'Unlock 4', after being shut for 169 days due to COVID-19.
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Delhi Metro: DMRC set to resume operations tomorrow, all COVID-19 protocols in place

The Delhi Metro, which had suspended its services in March due to the outbreak of COVID-19 is looking to reopen with caution putting into place a series of measures such as closed token counters,..
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Delhi Metro reopening: Services to resume in 3 stages; here are the dates, timings, routes

The Delhi Metro services will be resumed from September 7 in a graded manner in three stages. The announcement was made by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Chief Mangu Singh on Wednesday in presence..
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Unlock 4.0: This is how Delhi Metro is planning to resume operations from September 7

In the meeting with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials on Tuesday, Puri discussed new norms related to resumption of Delhi Metro services from September 7 after it was shutdown in March..
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Polo to guard Delhi metro from next week; the same dog breed that helped eliminate Osama bin Laden

Polo, an agile Belgian Malinois dog, has been given his first posting at the Delhi Metro, which is to reopen from September 7. Polo belongs to the same dog breed that helped eliminate Osama Bin Laden.
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From thermal screening to no token: Delhi metro to assume new look before resumption of service from September 7

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Unlock 4: Noida Metro to resume operations on Aqua Line from September 7; detailed SOPs to be issued soon

Meanwhile, after being closed for over five months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delhi Metro will finally resume services on September 7 in a phased manner.
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Delhi Metro to resume services from September 7 in phased manner

"I am glad that metro has been permitted to start its operations from 7 Sep in a phased manner," the Delhi CM tweeted on Saturday evening.
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Delhi: Metro rail services to start soon, here are guidelines, special arrangements, protocols for riders

With the beginning of the Unlock-4 phase of relaxations of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-necessitated lockdown, Delhi Metro will start operating from the first week of September.
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Unlock 4: MHA allows Delhi Metro to resume, here's all you need to know about status of schools, colleges, cinema halls

As India gets ready to enter phase four of the unlock, it is reported that the Centre may ease restrictions on local trains, metro services, hotels, restaurants, and bars. The government is considering..
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Delhi Metro reopening: Here's a guide for riders before services resume

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Lockdown 5.0: Delhi Metro to remain shut till further notice

Mostly, all activities will be opened up from June 1, the beginning of the unlocking of the lockdown.
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Coronavirus: Delhi Metro may resume operations before lockdown 4.0 ends on May 31

With public transport services resuming in the national capital on Tuesday, the Centre is considering giving a nod to the Delhi Metro to restart operations before June 1. Top sources in the ministry of..
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Delhi Metro to remain suspended till May 31 due to lockdown

After the Centre announced the third extension of the nationwide lockdown that continued the suspension of metro rail services, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday announced that its..
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Aarogya Setu Mobile App likely to be made compulsory for entry to Delhi Metro post-COVID-19 lockdown

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CISF formulates post-lockdown safety measures for airports and Delhi Metro


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'If you roam outside, we will make you listen to the song on loop': How Jaipur Police takes sly dig at 'Masakali 2.0

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Jaipur Police have waded into the 'Masakali' debate and clearly their loyalties are with A R Rahman's peppy original from "Delhi 6".
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Here is how a passenger can connect to the 'Free Highspeed Wi-Fi' facility onboard the Delhi Metro's Airport Express Line
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First civil contract for Tughlakabad-Aerocity metro corridor awarded: DMRC

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DMRC shuts gates of 20 metro stations in Delhi amid massive anti-CAA protests: Full List

Rajiv Chowk metro station was, however, opened around 4:22 pm, DMRC said in a tweet.
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Anti-CAA Protests Live: Several Delhi Metro stations closed; protesters detained, Gurugram border sealed

While Section 144 is in force in entire Uttar Pradesh, large gatherings have been banned in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad some other cities.
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Delhi: No police permission for anti-CAA protests today; at least 15 metro stations closed

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has informed that the entry and exit gates of several metro stations will remain closed.
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Angela Merkel visits Delhi metro station, fitted with Germany-funded solar panel

Merkel visited the terrace of the metro station where she was briefed by officials of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) about the solar project. The Frankfurt-based bank has also offered soft..
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Last metro to ply at 10 pm on Diwali, regular service for rest of the day: DMRC

For the rest of the day, metro rail services will be operational throughout the day from 6 AM on all lines and from 4:45 AM on Airport express line.
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DMRC to take over operations, maintenance of Gurgaon Rapid Metro from tonight

The services of the 11.6 km long corridor will continue to operate as per the normal time table as earlier, DMRC said.
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Man attempts suicide at Delhi Metro's Dwarka Mor station

He has been admitted to MR Hospital at Dwarka where he is undergoing treatment.
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Delhi Metro operations affected for third time in a day

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Centre will soon announce discount in fares for students, senior citizens in metro trains: Puri

The central government will soon announce concession in Delhi Metro fares for students and senior citizens as a technology-based solution has been found to implement the same, Union minister Hardeep..
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Delhi Metro: Grey Line connecting Dwarka-Najafgarh gets CMRS approval, will begin soon

CMRS Janak Kumar Garg carried out a safety inspection on the 4.29 kilometre-long corridor.
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Bihar inks Memorandum of Understanding with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for Patna Metro

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In its appeal, the Metro authority has says that people do have bad days, but it is important to ask for help to tide over your problems and "never give up"
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Free Metro rides misuse of public funds: Supreme Court to city govt

Putting a spanner in the AAP government's proposal to make Metro rides free for women, the Supreme Court warned it will not hesitate to intervene against freebies that amount to misuse of public money..
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'It will make Delhi Metro unprofitable': SC pulls up AAP govt's decision to provide free rides to women

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Delhi Metro's Yellow Line hit by technical snag

There was a delay in service from Ghitorni to Jorbagh stations, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted.
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Great news: Noida Metro's Aqua and Delhi Metro's Blue Line connected by walkway

"The walkway built by Noida Metro Rail Corporation will facilitate those traveling to Greater Noida from various parts of Delhi," the DMRC tweeted
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Sheila Dikshit, builder of new Delhi and longest-serving woman CM, dies

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