Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
14 May 2020
In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits
In the third extension of the countrywide lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, massive relaxations related to economic activities, manufacturing, and, more importantly, travel will be provided, a TOI report said on Thursday.
26 Mar 2020
Delhi Metro extends suspension till April 14 amid lockdown
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday announced that its services will remain suspended till April 14 in light of a 21-day nationwide lockdown called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
20 Mar 2020
Coronavirus pandemic: Malls across Delhi shut, announces CM Arvind Kejriwal
In view of the coronavirus pandemic, malls across Delhi have been ordered to remain shut, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday. Grocery, pharmacy, and vegetable shops in these malls have been exempted from this ban, he added.
29 Feb 2020
'Goli maaro...' slogan raised at Rajiv Chowk station, six detained
The spiteful slogan — Desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaro sa***n ko, has spilled beyond rallies and public meetings. This was proved today when a bunch of men raised the slogan at the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station, in the heart of Delhi.
25 Feb 2020
#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present
As mindless violence has taken over Northeast Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah called for a second meeting on Tuesday to review the situation.
16 Dec 2019
Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi
Google has been introducing a number of capabilities to make Maps better for daily commuters, especially pedestrians.
20 Nov 2019
"Born as dog, retired as soldier," CISF felicitates dog commandos
For the first time in its history, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) unit attached to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) organized a function to felicitate its dog commandos, upon retirement.
22 Oct 2019
Soon, Uber will let you book Delhi Metro tickets
In a major move, ride-hailing giant Uber has launched a new 'Public Transport' mode to help Indians plan their commute.
05 Oct 2019
Delhi Metro noise, vibrations disturb residents; experts' assistance sought
Residents in Delhi have lodged several complaints regarding disturbance caused due to vibrations and noise from Metro train movements near their houses.
06 Sep 2019
Giving 'free rides' on Metro problematic: SC slams Delhi government
You can not be handing over sops to people and then fight in court for sharing losses with the Centre, the Supreme Court told Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Friday.
02 Sep 2019
Since 2016, Delhi Metro passengers have left Rs. 2.8cr cash
Every year, several Delhi Metro passengers leave their belongings behind inside trains or station premises, which are collected by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deployed across the network.
22 Jun 2019
Free rides an election gimmick: Metro Man Sreedharan tells Sisodia
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to make Delhi Metro rides free for women and this decision has started conversations.
21 Jun 2019
Fire breaks out at Kalindi Kunj, Magenta Metro line affected
On Friday morning, a massive fire broke out at a furniture market near Kalindi Kunj Metro station affecting train services on the Magenta line.
03 Jun 2019
Free travel for women in Delhi buses, Metro, announces Kejriwal
In a move which reeks of appeasement, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that women will not have to pay money in public transport anymore.
22 Apr 2019
Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021
The Delhi Metro is hopeful to go completely solar in all its operations by the year 2021.
17 Mar 2019
Delhi Metro to conduct customer satisfaction survey from tomorrow
Starting Monday (18 March), commuters of the Delhi Metro can participate in an online survey conducted by a global transport body across various parameters, including availability, accessibility, and security, officials said Sunday.
05 Mar 2019
#OneNationOneCard: PM Modi launches 'National Common Mobility Card'; Details here
PM Narendra Modi launched an interoperable transport card, National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which functions on the "One Nation, One Card" model across India.
31 Dec 2018
Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 Pink line inaugurated
The 9.7-km Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 corridor of Delhi Metro's Pink Line was inaugurated by Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri today, which directly connects south and east Delhi on the rapid transit network.
06 Nov 2018
On Diwali, Delhi Metro to run till 10 pm only
Metro services will be available till 10 pm on Diwali from terminal stations, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said yesterday.
20 Oct 2018
#DelhiMetro: Phase IV construction to cost Delhi-govt Rs. 1,200cr extra
The Delhi finance department's fears about the proposed Delhi Metro Phase IV project bleeding the state exchequer have come true.
06 Oct 2018
Delhi Metro smart cards to go 'colorful' from December
Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has announced on Friday that the blue smart cards of the Delhi Metro will soon have the hues of red, orange, and yellow.
29 Sep 2018
IIT-FIITJEE row: DMRC covers up FIITJEE logo at metro station
In the latest development in the row between IIT-Delhi and coaching institute FIITJEE, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has temporarily covered all mentions of FIITJEE's name at the IIT-Delhi metro station, till the time an issue pertaining to the size of a disclaimer is solved.
25 Aug 2018
Delhi: Now swipe your Metro Card to pay for bus-rides
Delhi yesterday joined global cities using a common card for commuting on public transport, with Metro Smart Card becoming a valid mode of payment for travel in DTC and Cluster buses.
24 Aug 2018
Raksha Bandhan: Delhi Metro to run 598 extra train trips
In view of high ridership observed on the day of Raksha Bandhan and its eve, the Delhi Metro has decided to run 598 extra train trips on Sunday and deploy additional security personnel to handle the rush expected on the two days, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said today.
14 Aug 2018
Independence Day: Delhi Metro Violet Line services to begin early
Metro services on Delhi Metro's Violet Line will begin at 4:30 am tomorrow to facilitate movement of people who wish to attend the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort, officials said today.
13 Aug 2018
This special Delhi Metro train will spread patriotism. Here's how
Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi Metro has come up with a unique design for a train to spread the message of patriotism.
21 Jul 2018
Delhi: Man commits suicide by jumping in front of metro-train
A 23-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro train at Jangpura metro station yesterday.
20 Jul 2018
Delhi: Pavement outside GK metro station caves in amid rains
A portion of a pavement outside the underground Greater Kailash metro station in Delhi caved in early today due to accumulation of water after heavy rainfall, a DMRC official said.
12 Jun 2018
#FIITJEEMetroStationRow: HRD-Ministry writes to MoHUA over metro-station's name outside IIT-Delhi
The HRD Ministry has written to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, seeking its intervention in the ongoing row over the name of a metro station outside the IIT-Delhi's campus.
12 Jun 2018
#CareerBytes: Central government job openings currently available in North India
Many Indians prefer government jobs over joining the private sector as they feel such jobs provide job security, better perks/allowances, medical benefits, etc.
03 Jun 2018
Delhi Metro: 16 new AFC-gates at interchange stations on Magenta-Line
To ensure smooth movement of commuters at new interchange stations of Line-8 (Magenta Line), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation installed 10 extra automatic fare collection (AFC) gates at new Hauz Khas station and six new AFC gates at Janakpuri West station.
25 May 2018
Delhi: Construction of new Hauz Khas metro station, massive challenge
For Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the construction of new Hauz Khas metro station on the soon-to-be inaugurated 24.82km-long Kalkaji Mandir-Janakpuri West corridor of the Magenta Line was a "massive challenge".
16 May 2018
Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to be fully operational next week
The remaining 25.6km-long section of the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line, connecting West Delhi's Janakpuri West and South Delhi's Kalkaji Mandir, is set to be opened "within next week".
13 May 2018
DUSU and DMRC to beautify 11 defaced metro stations
The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) will hold a meeting in June with all stakeholders and volunteers to decide ways to beautify the 11 Delhi metro stations that were defaced during the varsity polls.
27 Apr 2018
Delhi: Rainwater-harvesting system cannot be installed at 9 metro stations
Rainwater harvesting systems at nine metro stations in Delhi and Noida cannot be installed because the minimum land required (36 square meters) for constructing it is unavailable, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) told National Green Tribunal.
20 Mar 2018
Seven stations on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to get subways
Seven subways on Delhi's Outer Ring Road will be thrown open for pedestrian access next month, senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials said.
18 Mar 2018
Elderly, students might soon get discounted Delhi Metro fares
In a bid to offset the burden of Delhi Metro's fare hike on students and senior citizens, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri has asked the body to evolve a mechanism to offer special tariffs to them.
19 Feb 2018
Pay for feeder bus, parking charges with smart cards: DMRC
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday has announced that the commuters can now use Metro smart cards for paying the fares of feeder buses and parking charges at 13 metro stations.
13 Feb 2018
Delhi Airport terminal T1 to get metro connectivity by March-end
People traveling to Terminal 1 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from any part of Delhi and the National Capital Region will now be able to take the metro soon.
06 Feb 2018
Carrying more than 15 kgs? You can't board Delhi Metro
Delhi Metro commuters heading towards airport or railway station with an oversized baggage may soon be disappointed.