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The Delhi Metro is a fast transport system serving the cities of Delhi and NCR in India which includes the cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Noida, Bahadurgarh and Ballabhgarh. Presently there are 230 active stations in Delhi Metro network. Find important and useful information like Delhi Metro route, metro lines, service operation timings, first train, last train, route map, fare chart, top attractions near metro station, metro station nearby, news and more.

OperatorDelhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
Operation start24 December 2002
Number of lines10 Metro Lines
Train length4/6/8 Coaches
No. of stations230 Active Stations
Metro Timings⏱Starting | Ending
05:00 AM | 11:30 PM

Delhi Metro Fare Chart

Distance Zones (KM)Monday - SaturdaySun & National Holidays
0 - 2₹ 10₹ 10
2 - 5₹ 20₹ 10
5 - 12₹ 30₹ 20
12 - 21₹ 40₹ 30
21- 32₹ 50₹ 40
Above 32₹ 60₹ 50

Note:

Special provision for Smart Card users
  • 10% discount continues on every journey made by the passengers using Smart Card.
  • An additional 10% discount will also be given to the passengers using smart card who exit from Metro system during off peak hours, i.e.
    • Start of revenue services to 08:00 AM.
    • From 12 Noon to 05:00 PM.
    • From 09:00 PM to closing of revenue services.
  • The discount is applicable from Monday to Saturday only except National Holidays.
Tourist Card
  • Tourist Card for 1 day and 3 days validay will be available for Rs.200/- and Rs. 500/- respectively. This includes refundable security deposit of Rs. 50/-.

Interesting Facts about Delhi Metro

  • Delhi metro managed by and owned by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation a joint venture between Govt. of NCT and Govt of India.
  • Its first operation started in 2002 from Welcome station to Tis Hajari Station on red line.
  • Delhi metro is busiest and largest metro system in India with most number of stations.
  • Delhi metro serving its transit system not only to Delhi city but also NCR cities including Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Bahadurgarh.
  • Currently Delhi metro has 10 active metro lines and contains almost 350 km of tracks.
  • Delhi metro has various platform system including underground, elevated and ground level.
  • Delhi metro consists of radial lines, circular line and semi-circular line.
  • Delhi metro trains runs at upto 80km/h and stops at each stations for 20 sections normally.
  • Delhi metro trains have various numbers of coaches like 4, 6 or 8 coaches, have a frequency of 1-4 minutes during peak hours and 5-10 minutes during non-peak hours.
  • Hauz Khas metro station (Pink Line), 29 metres below the ground, is the deepest station while the crossing of Pink and Orange Lines in Dhaula Kuan metro station is the highest point on the system, 23.6 km above the ground.
  • Elattuvalapil Sreedharan (an Indian civil engineer and a retired IRSE officer), first Managing Director of Delhi Metro, is popularly called the Metro Man.

Delhi Metro News


2022-01-26
Delhi Metro has given green signal to a special train on the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi. This special train, which reached Yamuna Bank metro station of Blue Line, was dispatched for passengers soon after its inauguration. This special train with 8 coaches has been decorated with photographs showing India's glorious history, culture and achievements.

2022-01-20
Hindustan Times
The Delhi government will soon deploy 1,500 electric buses under the Delhi Transport Corporation(DTC) as it aims at 100 per cent electrification of public transport fleet. Earlier in the day, Central government agency Convergence Energy Services Ltd (CESL) launched the biggest ever tender worth about Rs 5,500 crore to procure as many as 5,580 electric buses including 130 double-decker ones.

2022-01-16
Two new attractive exhibits – an original pantograph used by trains to draw power and models of Metro trains operational across the country have been added in the Metro Museum recently. A pantograph is an equipment which is mounted on the roof of the train and is used to draw power from the overhead electrification (OHE) wires. One such pantograph currently out of use has been refurbished and put for display at the museum. An information board along with photographs of pantographs used in Metr

Delhi Metro FAQs:

𝒜. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) operates Delhi Metro system.

𝒜. First service of Delhi metro service begins on 24 December 2002.

𝒜. Delhi metro system has 10 Metro Lines (active/fucntional).

𝒜. Delhi metro trains have 4/6/8.

𝒜. Delhi metro timings are: 05:00 AM | 11:30 PM.

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