AVOID These 5 Things for a Happy Journey in Delhi Metro

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Dec 302014
 
AVOID These 5 Things for a Happy Journey in Delhi Metro

Over the years, Delhi Metro has maintained high standards of service and baring a few instances, we don’t have much to complain about. Frankly, most of us in Delhi, who have seen killer red-line buses on the road, never expected a public transport to be so convenient. But Alas! There is a sad side to this story. And, we are the culprit. Well, maybe not you, but it could be your fellow passengers. When travelling in a world-class metro, we ought to display civil behavior. […]

Delhi Metro records highest ridership of over 26.84L commuters

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Jul 272014
 
Delhi Metro records highest ridership of over 26.84L commuters

DMRC has achieved another milestone. On Monday, Delhi Metro recorded a ridership of 26,84,132, surpassing its earlier record of 26,50,635 set on August 19, 2013. According to the report, Officials cited the opening of the new Mandi House interchange station last month as one of the reasons for the surge in ridership. “With colleges opening this week, many youngsters took the Metro from NCR areas like Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon. The weather is also driving the shift to the Metro from other modes of public […]

Tourists and government or private school children can Book coaches for Metro tours

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Mar 232014
 
Tourists and government or private school children can Book coaches for Metro tours

Tourists, foreign travellers and government or private school children, NGOs running schools for differently able children can book coaches for metro tours for anything between Rs.30,000 and Rs.50,000. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, under its Policy on Reservation of Car(s)/Train, allows tour operators, any government or private agency, or an individual on behalf of a group or school to book cars or trains from any station of the metro network including the Airport Express line. The booking tariff consists of fares for the number of passengers […]

How to Apply for a Job in Delhi Metro

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Mar 162014
 
How to Apply for a Job in Delhi Metro

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) invited application for recruitment to the post of Station Controller, Customer, Relation Assistant, Junior Engineer & Maintainer. The candidates eligible for the post can apply through prescribed format before 15 April 2014. Important Dates • Opening Date for Registration: 11 March 2014 • Last Date for Submitting Online Application: 13 March 2014 to 15 April 2014 • Closing Date for Registration: 15 April 2014 • Last date of Receipt of Printed Registration Slip along with Documents: 22 April 2014 Details […]

Let’s Know about How Delhi Metro changed the face of the national capital

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Mar 142014
 
Let's Know about How Delhi Metro changed the face of the national capital

Remember the times when we used to board the overcrowded ‘Mudrika’ DTC buses to travel across Delhi? But now traveling in Delhi is much easier and comfortable, with the advent of Delhi Metro. From the days of DTC buses to Delhi Metro, the national capital has come a long way. It has witnessed tremendous changes in terms of infrastructure, public facilities, and almost the entire look of the capital. Here’s a peek into the transformation of Delhi: 1. The Delhi Metro has helped to remove […]

Now, you can get your smart card recharged via automatic fare collection gate

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Mar 052014
 
Now, you can get your smart card recharged via automatic fare collection gate

The automatic fare collection (AFC) gates — where passengers swipe their Metro smart cards — will now serve as recharge points too. According to the report, If you want to avoid a queue or do not adequate cash, all you need to do is bring your smart card near the AFC gate and it will be recharged by an amount you had already specified. The money will be deducted from your bank account through electronic clearing. To avail this facility, all you need to do […]

Cases of pickpocketing seems to be on the rise in Delhi Metro trains

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Feb 222014
 
Cases of pickpocketing seems to be on the rise in Delhi Metro trains

More than 450 per cent has been registered in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains in 2013 as compared to previous years. According to the report, 653 cases of pickpocketing were reported in Delhi Metro in 2013 as against 141 and 133 cases in 2012 and 2011, respectively. The alarming trend seems to be continuing in 2014, as many as 101 such cases have been reported this year in January alone. Police managed to work out only 11 cases so far in which 12 […]

Beware! Committing suicide at Delhi Metro stations can land you one year imprisonment

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Jan 102014
 

To deter people from committing suicide in the metro, the Delhi Police have decided to register attempt to suicide cases against those who try to end their lives at stations. According to the report, In the past two years, over 100 people have attempted suicide at different metro stations across Delhi and NCR, of which about 30 died while the rest were saved or survived. Attempt to suicide is punishable by one year imprisonment under the Indian Penal Code. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Delhi Metro’s erratic behaviour

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Mar 132012
 
Delhi Metro's erratic behaviour

Delhi Metro – the lifeline of daily commuters to almost everywhere in Delhi-NCR – has been known to behave erratically. But till now it was all about wrong station announcements, like when you reach Noida City Center you might hear that ‘The next station is Dwarka Sec-9′ sorts. Nothing worse than that. Now though, it’s a different story. When you board the Blue Line from Kirti Nagar station, be doubly sure and check if you board the correct train. Many times the board there suggests […]