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Delhi Metro

Rapid transit system serving Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Bahadurgarh and Ballabhgarh in the National Capital Region of India

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Delhi Metro: Rapid transit system serving Delhi, Gurgaon,  Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Bahadurgarh and Ballabhgarh in the National Capital Region of India
The Delhi Metro is a rapid transit system serving Delhi and its satellite cities of Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Bahadurgarh and Ballabhgarh, in the National Capital Region of India. By far the largest and busiest metro in India, and second oldest after the Kolkata Metro it is the world's 8th longest metro system and 16th largest by ridership. The network consists of eight colour-coded regular lines, running 343 kilometres (213 mi) serving 250 stations. 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 hrs.


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.
DNA - Published

Delhi Metro's Dwarka-Najafgarh stretch cleared for operations, services to begin soon

DMRC said the date of commencement of operations will be announced soon.
DNA - Published

Bihar inks Memorandum of Understanding with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for Patna Metro

Earlier this month, the Bihar Cabinet had allotted the Patna Metro work to DMRC on nomination basis which will complete the work on "Deposit Work Method" at a project cost of Rs 482.87 cr
DNA - Published

'Never give up' is Delhi Metro's plea to people

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"
DNA - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

'It will make Delhi Metro unprofitable': SC pulls up AAP govt's decision to provide free rides to women

"Why you (Delhi government) are trying to give a free ride to women in metro trains? If you give a free ride to women, the DMRC will become an unprofitable venture," said a bench of Justices Arun..
DNA - Published

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.
DNA - Published

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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Independence Day 2019: Planning to take Delhi Metro tomorrow? Read this before heading out

The parking services at metro stations will be closed from 6 am on August 14 to to 2 pm on August 15.
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Delhi Metro Rail employee hangs himself with plastic wire, films suicide on Facebook

The incident came to light after the deceased's friend saw the video on the social media site and dialled immediately to the police.
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Sheila Dikshit, builder of new Delhi and longest-serving woman CM, dies

Sheila Dikshit's contribution in 'transforming' Delhi plays out in the many flyovers, launch of the Delhi Metro rail network and outreach to the civil society through the Bhagidari movement steered by..
IndiaTimes - Published

Snag hits Delhi Metro's Violet Line, passengers face hassles

Services on the Delhi Metro's Violet Line were affected for over an hour on Friday due to some technical snag, officials said.
DNA - Published

Delhi Metro phase 4: SC orders commencement of work

A bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta was told by the counsel appearing for the Delhi government that they have agreed to give a go-ahead to the Phase 4 of the Delhi metro.
DNA - Published

Govt approves additional 5,000 CISF troops, new DIG post for Delhi Metro security

With the new manpower, the Delhi Metro will become the largest single unit under the security cover of the CISF in the country.
DNA - Published

Committed to provide free Metro rides to women, says Kejriwal as Centre denies receiving proposal

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said on Thursday in Parliament that the Centre was yet to receive any proposal from the AAP government on providing free rides to women in the Delhi Metro.
DNA - Published

Delhi Metro Phase-4: Centre rejects AAP govt conditions, asks it to start work

The AAP government had in April directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) not to start the work on Phase-4 project till the ministry revises its approval in tune with the AAP dispensation's..
DNA - Published

Delhi Metro's Yellow Line services delay between Vishwavidyalaya and Central Secretariat

Services on all other Delhi Metro's line are running normally.
DNA - Published

Delhi: Sisodia 'surprised and pained' by Sreedharan's opposition to AAP's free ride scheme for women

"Free ridership for women will increase women ridership by 50 percent. Delhi Metro should celebrate this rather than oppose it," the Deputy Chief Minister said.
DNA - Published

Delhi Metro exploring ways to implement free ride scheme for women: Sources

Sources said, the DMRC made a presentation to the transport commissioner offering preliminary plans on executing the proposal
DNA - Published

Kejriwal announces free rides for women in buses and Delhi Metro

Move will ensure the safety of women, says Kejriwal
DNA - Published

Delhi Metro's Red Line services affected for an hour

Services were affected for over an hour on the Red Line of the Delhi Metro due to a technical snag in the Dilshad Garden-Shahdara section of the corridor on Wednesday, officials said.
DNA - Published

Technical snag hits service on Delhi Metro's Yellow Line, partial operation resumes

The stretch connects prominent areas such as Delhi University, New Delhi and Old Delhi Railway Stations, INA Market, AIIMS and Hauz Khas.
DNA - Published

J&K administration appoints 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan as principal advisor to MRTCs

Sreedharan is popularly known as the "Metro Man" for changing the face of public transport in the country with his leadership of building the Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro.
DNA - Published

PM Modi inaugurates Delhi Metro's Blue Line extension in Noida

The completely elevated section with six stations -- Sector 34, Sector 52, Sector 61, Sector 59, Sector 62 and Noida Electronic City -- will benefit the people of Noida and connect the satellite city..
DNA - Published

PM Modi inaugurates Red Line extension metro to Ghaziabad; services to begin from Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is Friday slated to inaugurate the 9.4-km-long Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda section, an extension of the Delhi Metro's Red Line, which will open for passengers on Saturday.
DNA - Published

Three corridors of Delhi Metro Phase IV get Union Cabinet nod

The Union Cabinet Thursday approved three out of six corridors of the Delhi Metro's proposed Phase IV, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
DNA - Published

Delhi Metro's Blue Line extension in Noida gets safety nod, to open for services soon

The 6.6-km Noida City Centre-Noida Electronic City section will start soon.
DNA - Published

PM to launch civilian flight ops from Hindon airbase, inaugurate Delhi Metro's new corridor on March 8

Modi will arrive at Hindon airbase from Kanpur around 4 pm and head to the New Bus Adda metro station by road. After inaugurating the metro corridor he will return to the airbase, where he will launch..
IndiaTimes - Published

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