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Delhi Metro Phase-IV project’s land cost to be shared equally by the Central and Delhi government

The Union Cabinet approved the decision of sharing 50% of the land cost with the Delhi government for three priority corridors of Phase-IV of Delhi Metro. The three approved corridors of Delhi Metro Phase-IV project include Aerocity to Tughlakabad, R.K Ashram to Janakpuri and Mukundpur to Maujpur.  As per a cabinet statement, the decision is […]

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Delhi Metro to get extended from Najafgarh to Dhansa Bus Stand

In the next three years, Dhansa Bus Stand in the National Capital is all set to be connected by Delhi Metro, with the Government of India approving the 1.18 km underground metro extension from Najafgarh to Dhansa Bus Stand at a cost of Rs 565 crore. This extension is scheduled to be completed by Delhi […]

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Delhi Metro opens the Heritage Line to public

Delhi Metro made a major foray into the Walled City of the national capital, as the ITO-Kashmere Gate Heritage Line was recently opened to the public. The new line, which has three stations that include Delhi Gate, Jama Masjid and Red Fort, is essentially an extension of the Violet Line running between Faridabad and ITO. […]

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Delhi Metro set to open its longest line in a year

Delhi Metros longest line, Majlis Park to Shiv Vihar, is set to open in April 2018. The revised schedule was updated by Delhi Metro based on ground reports. The schedule for other lines remains the same. In the meantime, the section from Majlis Park to Lajpat Nagar would be completed by September, although commissioning of […]

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Delhi Metro Phase 3 set for rollout

2017 will see the fruition of Delhi Metro’s largest expansion push in recent years with the stage set for the staggered launch of two new major corridors. Source: NDTV

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CSIRs warning system alerts Delhi Metro about earthquakes

CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIR-CSIO), Chandigarh developed an Earthquake Warning System (EqWS) which senses and records the event and generates SMS to the concerned action points, in real time. The CSIR-CSIO developed EqWS, consists of five seismic sensing nodes at different locations in Delhi and is in operation for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation since August […]

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USGBC, GBCI and Delhi Metro sign groundbreaking agreement

USGBC, GBCI and the Delhi Metrorail Corporation (DMRC) have signed a groundbreaking agreement which would greatly speed up the LEED certification of new and existing metro stations across the country. Through this new collaboration, our organisations will work together to implement appropriate adaptations, regional credits or alternative compliance paths to incorporate the unique needs of […]

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ITO Metro Station opens for service

The centrally located ITO Metro Station has opened for service to commuters, ending months of anticipation and delay. The station, which is said to be one of the busiest in the entire Delhi Metro network, is expected to take traffic load off the busy ITO intersection. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Urban Development […]

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Delhi to rank 7th with over 200 metro stations in 2016

The completion of Delhi Metros Phase III is set to not onlyA?expand the total length of its network in the national capital but also make Delhi a city with one of the highest number of metro stations to be found anywhere on the world map. Over 241 stations will be part of the Delhi Metro […]

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Line 2 of Delhi Metro to begin operations by end of 2014

By the end of 2014, Delhi Metro is set to achieve the goal of completion of the Jahangiri to Samaypur Badli Corridor with the bridge being opened for the crowd at 2015 year end. 10 to 25% remain to be completed at the three Metro stations on the 4.3 km long corridor. The stations are […]

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