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Government proposes restart of Airport Metro


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government proposes to re-start the Airport Metro Express line which has remained suspended for over two months due to construction defects, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh (Second Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro plans extra trips for Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 160 extra trips to avoid over-crowding Thursday in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official said."The Metro will provide ... Read more...

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Metro ridership rises as Team Anna begins fast


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi Metro opened an extra ticket counter at the Patel Chowk station after witnessing a spike in footfalls on the first day of Team Anna's ... Read more...

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With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

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Footfall in Delhi metro normal despite petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The steepest-ever hike in petrol prices didn't seem to have deterred capital residents from driving their vehicles with the average footfall on Delhi Metro Thursday ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to induct 8-coach trains on two busy corridors


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Passengers on two Delhi Metro lines which connect the capital with the satellite towns of Noida and Gurgaon and which are seeing ever-increasing ridership can ... Read more...

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Construction work on Badarpur-Faridabad Metro link begins


March 28th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Wednesday began construction work for a nearly 14-km link to connect the satellite town Faridabad in Haryana with the ... Read more...

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Delhi Tourism sets up kiosks at two Airport Metro stations


March 15th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Delhi Tourism has set up kiosks at the New Delhi and Shivaji Stadium stations on the high-speed Airport Metro Metro Express Line (AMEL), led by ... Read more...

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Metro, airport line to open at 2 p.m. on Holi


March 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Delhi metro and the airport express line will start operations at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.Services on the six Metro lines that ... Read more...

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Airport Metro starts cloak-room service


February 28th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The swanky high-speed Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL), led by Reliance Infrastructure, is going another step forward in customer comfort by providing cloak-room service at ... Read more...

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Metro starts check-in for international flyers


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Airport Express Line Thursday began checking in baggage of passengers headed to the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport at two key stations.In a ... Read more...

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Metro to start international flight check-ins


February 21st, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The high-speed Airport Metro will start international check-in facility at two Metro stations from Thursday, an official said Tuesday."International fliers will be able to check ... Read more...

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Multi-level car parking for Airport Metro commuters


February 6th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) For commuter convenience and better connectivity to the high-speed Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL), a multi-level car parking is coming up close to Shivaji Stadium ... Read more...

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Capital to have mono rail by 2017


January 17th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , Jan 17 (IANS) The national capital is to get an elevated Mono Rail by 2017 with the Delhi government giving the project an in-principle nod Tuesday."The mono ... Read more...

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Airport Metro to run on Diwali


October 25th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The swanky high-speed Airport Metro Express will not curtail its services on Diwali Wednesday, an official said."The Airport Metro trains will operate as per their ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro collects Rs.11 lakh in fines


October 4th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) More than 4,000 men travelling in Delhi Metro's coaches reserved for women have paid about Rs.11 lakh in fines since last year, an official said ... Read more...

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15,000 people daily travel on airport Metro


September 11th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The daily ridership of high-speed airport Metro has gone up from 4,000 to 15,000 in the last six months, an official of the Delhi Airport ... Read more...

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Traffic jams: Police try to pacify commuters


August 14th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As Delhi commuters blamed the mismanagement of Delhi Traffic Police for heavy jams in some parts of the city on Raksha Bandhan Saturday, Joint ... Read more...

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Record ridership in Delhi Metro on Raskha Bandhan


August 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Delhi Metro carried over 20 lakh passengers and set a new record in a single day's ridership Saturday when the Raksha Bandhan festival was celebrated, ... Read more...

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Metro ridership touches 18 lakh, sets new record


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within six days of registering its highest ever ridership, the Delhi Metro again surpassed the earlier record as over 18 lakh commuted in its trains ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro sets new ridership record


July 5th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) More than 17 lakh people travelled on the Delhi Metro Monday, its highest one-day ridership till date, a statement said Tuesday."Delhi Metro recorded the highest ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro records highest ridership June 13


June 17th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Delhi Metro recorded its highest ever ridership June 13 when about 17 lakh people commuted during the day, an official said.The figure of 16,93,488 ... Read more...

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9,000 people travel on Airport Metro daily


May 4th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The high-speed Airport Express Line (AEL) has recorded a daily ridership of 9,000 commuters, many of whom are non-fliers, the Delhi Metro said Wednesday.According to ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro completes 100 months of operations


April 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), which is rapidly becoming the lifeline of the national capital, Sunday completed 100 months of operations, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Smartphone apps can improve public transit


April 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that smartphone apps may be the key to getting people out of their cars and onto mass transit.The study of commuters in ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services affected on Gurgaon line


April 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro services on Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line were affected Friday after a train got stuck in a tunnel near Malviya Nagar station.According to Delhi Metro officials, ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan match bouncer for Metro ridership


March 30th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi Metro ridership of fell considerably Wednesday as India and Pakistan clashed in the second semifinal of World Cup 2011.According to Delhi Metro Rail ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to breath their last in June 2012 (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sealed the fate of privately-run Blueline buses, blamed for innumerable accidents on the capital's roads, by saying the government should ... Read more...

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Will quit by 2011-end, successor by August: Sreedharan (Interview)


January 18th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Pratibha Raju and Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) After 13 years as head of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Ellattuvalapil Sreedharan insists he will quit his post at the end of ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro completes eight years, plans more trains


December 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro, which is rapidly becoming the lifeline of the capital carrying some 16 lakh passengers daily, completed eight years in operation Friday with plans afoot ... Read more...

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Metro to introduce six-coach trains by December


November 26th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Catering to the manifold rise in ridership, the Delhi Metro Friday said it will introduce six-coach trains from December on two lines.According to Raj Kumar, director of ... Read more...

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Trade fair: Delhi Metro ridership zooms


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Delhi Metro recorded a heavy rush of passengers at its Pragati Maidan station during the week, thanks to the India International Trade Fair (IITF), an official ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro’s ridership crosses 16-lakh mark


November 16th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) For the first time ever, Delhi Metro's ridership crossed the 16-lakh mark as a record 16,06,493 commuters used the Metro Monday, an official said Tuesday."The ridership had ... Read more...

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