Do's & Don'ts
Do's & don'ts while traveling by metro:
- Keep before yellow line (generally have all platform) before boarding.
- Keep gap and distance from doors to allow passengers to board the train.
- Follow instructions of Station staff at the platforms, if they ask to so.
- Take care of your loose items like Saree, Dupatta, Dhoti and Bag etc. while boarding and de-boarding the train.
- Take care of your Bag/Purse/Luggage/Mobile while traveling or waiting at metro stations.
- Inform train operator in case any passenger/article stuck between train doors by pressing Passenger Emergency Alarm button/Handle.
- Take care and keep eye on the children & infants while traveling with them.
- Do not push co-passengers while boarding or alighting.
- Do not make noise or play music openly in train and metro premise.
- Do not fight with other passengers, if there is any issue get help from metro security.
- Do not try to enter/exit when train doors are closing better late than never.
- Do not obstruct the closing of the train doors.
- Show your metro smart card or token at the entry gate for the opening of flaps.
- Show your metro smart card or drop your token in exit gate for opening of flaps.
- Use of smart card gives you 10% discount on travel fee.
- Please ensure that entry on a travel smart card is followed by a valid exit from the system. In case of mismatch penalty will be payable as per Business rule of metro department.
- Carrying token beyond exit gate is a punishable offence and attracts a fine or imprisonment.
- The refund of unused token can be returned within 60 minutes of purchase from purchasing station only.
Let’s fight COVID-19, together!
Follow the protocol given below for a safe ride:
- Wearing a MASK is mandatory for all passengers while in Metro premises.
- Entry at stations only after hand sanitization and thermal screening.
- Use a Smart Card for travel, which can be recharged digitally/online.
- Social distancing norms to be followed while using lifts and escalators.
- Passengers to sit on alternate seats in the train and while standing maintain appropriate distance.
- Let people alight first and then board the train, the train will stop for extra time.
- Carry all your belongings in hand or baggage during security frisking.
- Passengers having temperature or symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to travel.
Metro news & updates
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To save energy and provide a much better lighting experience, Delhi Metro has undertaken a massive drive to replace the conventional existing lights (Incandescent Bulbs, Fluorescent Lamps, CFL lamps etc.) with LED lights at 155 locations covering Metro stations, depots, parking etc. which were constructed/opened for public under DMRCâ€™s Phase-I (2005) and Phase-II (2010).
To facilitate the passengers travelling on Rakshabandhan, the Delhi Metro on 22nd August, 2021 (Sunday), will begin operations early on its Phase 3 corridors. The Phase 3 sections on which Metro services generally start at 8:00 AM on Sundays, will begin services this Sunday at around 0600 hrs except Line-5 (from Mundka â€“ Brigadier Hoshiar Singh) â€“ 7 AM, Line 7 (from Majlis Park â€“ Shiv Vihar) â€“ 6.30 AM
To integrate the signaling system between recently opened Trilokpuri-Sanjay Lake and Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 section of Pink Line, the first and last train services to be effective from the night of 16.08.21 till 10.09.2021 on this Line will be as per given timings: First train service from both the ends (Majlis Park and Shiv Vihar) will commence at 6:30 AM (instead of present 6:00 AM) Similarly, the last train service from both the ends will start at 10:00 PM (instead of 11:00 PM at present).
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