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Delhi Metro Rail
Delhi Metro - Delhi Metro is one of the most successful metro lines operating in capital of India. It connects commuters in Delhi and its satellite cities of Bahadurgarh, Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, and Noida in the National Capital Region of India with over 250 stations. The success of Delhi Metro has set up a role model for other metros to have a better transportation system in India. All the six lines of Delhi metro are operational covering the various parts of Delhi along with neighboring NCR regions.
Delhi Metro Facts & Information
|Owner||Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited|
|Transit type||Rapid transit|
|Number of lines||12|
|Number of stations||285|
|Daily ridership||4.7 million (May-June 2019 average)|
|Annual ridership||1.8 billion|
|Headquarters||Metro Bhawan, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi - 110001.|
|Began operation||24 December 2002|
|Metro Line Character||Underground and Elevated|
|System length||391 km|
|Daily Ridership (In a Single Day)||59,05,431 journeys on July 29 2019|
|Number of vehicles||310 Trains|
Some Interesting facts about Delhi Metro are presented here:
- Delhi Metro trains service starts 5:00 AM in the morning till 23:30 hrs in the night.
- 5.9 million journeys were recorded on all the Delhi metro lines on 29 July 2019.
- Yellow Line and Blue Line of Delhi Metro are busiest metro lines with over 70% commuters using these 2 metro lines daily.
Latest News and Updates about Delhi Metro:
Delhi Metro resume services after Covid-19 Lockdown
Delhi Metro resumed services from June 7 (Monday) on all of its network trains with 50% seating capacity and No commuters will be allowed to stand in the Metro coaches. Delhi Metro services were fully suspended due to Covid-19 lockdown in the national Capital from April 19 to May 31.
Haiderpur Badli to be highest city Metro Station
Delhi Metro is all set to achieve new heights in Phase 4 as it proposes a metro station to be built at a height of a seven storey building. Haiderpur Badli Mor station platform will be built at a height of 23.5 meters on the Magenta Line (Janakpuri West to RK Ashram Marg).
Delhi's Pragati Maidan Metro Station Renamed Supreme Court Metro Station
Government of Delhi at a press meeting clarified that from February 2020 onwards, Pragati Maidan Metro Station to be renamed as the Supreme Court metro station. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced that entire process of renaming will be finalized in a month time.
Updated as on Wednesday, 30 June, 2021