Latest Metro Rail News

2021-07-23
Absenceof uniform last mile connectivity and many regular passengers now working and studying from home is hitting footfalls in Metro stations. Some 18 of the 39 stations in the city, including those on arterial Anna Salai and Poonamallee High Road, cater to less than 1,000 passengers a day.

2021-07-19
Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (MMRC) started installation of first escalator at MIDC Station. In all, 414 escalators for Metro-3 corridor will be manufactured, supplied and provided by Yuanda Royal Consortium and SJEC Johnson Consortium.

2021-07-18
In the wake of farmers' protest at the Parliament, the DMRC has directed the authorities to put seven metro stations on alert. These seven metro stations may also be shut, if the protests by farmers turn violent. The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of over 40 farmer unions, has planned that around 200 farmers will hold protests outside parliament every day during the monsoon session. The seven metro stations that may be shut for farmers' protest are Janpath, Lok Kalyan Marg, Patel

2021-07-18
The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), the nodal agency for the development of Navi Mumbai, has issued a Letter of Acceptance to Maha Metro (Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited) for operation and maintenance services of Metro Line 1 of Navi Mumbai Metro for 10 years.

2021-07-17
Kochi Metro services will operate from 7 am to 9 pm from Monday, considering the gradual increase in number of commuters during the past fortnight. Trains will operate every 10 minutes during peak hours and every 15 minutes during off-peak hours, from Monday to Friday. They will operate from 8 am to 8 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, while trains will operate at 30 mins frequency.

2021-07-16
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) are working on a plan to expand Metro connectivity in north-west Delhi’s Narela, where the land-owning agency has planned large-scale housing and commercial projects.

2021-07-16
Metro trains will run at an interval of seven to nine minutes for most of the day, once services for all resume on Friday. The first trains will leave the terminal stations of Dakshineswar and Kavi Subhash (New Garia) at 8am. The last train for New Garia will leave Dakshineswar at 7.48pm. From Dum Dum and New Garia, the last trains will leave at 8pm.

2021-07-16
The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), the nodal agency for the development of Navi Mumbai, has given its Letter of Acceptance to Maha Metro for operation and maintenance services of  Metro Line 1 of Navi Mumbai Metro.

2021-07-16
The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), the nodal agency for the development of Navi Mumbai, has given its Letter of Acceptance to Maha Metro for operation and maintenance services of Metro Line 1 of Navi Mumbai Metro. The trial run of the Metro Line 1 of around 11.1 km with 11 stations and a depot at Taloja was conducted successfully. Navi Mumbai’s metro line would soon be operational, adding to the facilities in one of the fast-growing planned cities of India.

2021-07-16
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has suggested that over and above the proposed 22.9-km Rithala-Narela corridor as part of the Ph-IV project, a small spur may be planned to better serve the area, officials said on Thursday. Narela is being developed as a housing hub by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). The DDA and the DMRC are working jointly for better amenities in this upcoming region of the city.

2021-07-15
Metro Railway will run 192 trains daily from Monday to Friday, the carrier said on Wednesday after the state government greenlighted its resumption from July 16. Metro Railway service shall operate five days a week with 50 per cent seating capacity and shall remain suspended on Saturdays and Sundays.

2021-07-15
The Kolkata Metro Railway will resume its service from Friday from 8 AM to 9 PM. The rail will run only on weekdays again after 61 days. The North-South corridor will run 192 services, while the East-West corridor or Line 2 will run 48 trains in both directions.

2021-07-15
DMRC plans to induct a total of 100 such low-floor, air-conditioned e-buses out of which the first batch of 25 buses have undergone the necessary fitness tests conducted by the state transport department and are likely to be launched next month. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) last week received 25 fully electric feeder buses with an inbuilt automatic fare collection system -- the first in the country.

2021-07-12
The DMRC said that metro services will remain closed in Mandawali West Vinod Nagar, East Vinod Nagar Mayur Vihar Phase-2, Trilokpuri, and Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 stations on the Pink Line from 12 July 12 to 15 July due to an overhead equipment (OHE) work.

2021-07-12
The Kolkata Metro Railway, once more, has decided to increase the number of special services. The city metro will operate 104 maintenance special services, or 14 more services, starting from Monday. According to the Kolkata Metro authorities, 52 services will be run each in the up and down directions.

2021-07-11
Chennai Metro Rail will extend train services from 5.30 am to 10 pm from Monday following demand by commuters. The services will be available for weekdays (Monday to Saturday).

2021-07-10
Due to OHE interlinking work on the section between Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 and Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake, Metro services will NOT be available between IP Extension and Trilokpuri stations, and between Mayur Vihar Ph-I and Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 stations from July 12-15," the DMRC said in a statement.

2021-07-10
Due to a 50 percent cap on the seating capacity in train coaches, the average waiting time to enter Rajiv Chowk, among Delhi Metro’s busiest stations, crossed 50 minutes Saturday.

2021-07-08
Zeebiz
Mumbai Metro and Axis Bank on Thursday announced the launch of ‘One Mumbai Metro Card’, to ensure contactless and cashless travel for Mumbaikars.

2021-07-08
To cater to the demand for train services in the mornings, CMRL has announced that trains will be operated from 5.30 am to 9 pm with effect from Thursday, as opposed to the earlier services between 6.30 am and 9 pm.

2021-07-07
Chennai Metro Rail Limited has extended its train timings and also increased peak hour services. Metro trains will operate from 5.30 am to 9 pm, and peak hours will be from 8 am to 11 am and from 5 pm to 8 pm. Trains will be available every 10 minutes during non-peak hours and every five minutes during peak hours.

2021-07-06
For the first time in the country, a FASTag/UPI based cashless parking facility was launched at the Kashmere Gate Metro Station by DMRC with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). As part of the Multi-Model Integration (MMI) initiative, dedicated Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) lanes for Auto, Taxi and E-Rickshaws were also inaugurated at station.

2021-07-05
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has introduced a new technology -- a specially designed system to launch a U-girder -- to expedite work on the Phase-4 Janakpuri West-RK Ashram Marg line.

2021-07-04
Karnataka government on Sunday, 4 July 2021 announced that the Namma Metro Train Services will be available from 7 am to 8 pm on all days from July 5. According to the state government order, the Nammo metro will operate at a frequency of 5 minutes to 15 minutes during peak and non-peak hours from Monday to Friday.

2021-07-02
The timings of Hyderabad Metro Rail service have been rescheduled from July 2. The Hyderabad Metro Rail will now operate from 7 am (first train) to 9.45 pm (last train from respective stations), reaching all terminating stations around 10.45 pm, with Covid-19 safety protocol.

2021-07-01
NDTV
The Delhi Metro is building its first-ever underground integrated parking facility at an upcoming metro station on the Grey Line. The Dhansa Bus Stand metro station, being built on the extension of the Grey Line, is expected to open in July.

2021-07-01
Kochi Metro will resume its services from today after a gap of 53 days. The metro trains will operate from 8 AM to 8 PM with the headway of 10 minutes during peak hours and 15 minutes during non-peak hours, as announced by KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Limited).

2021-07-01
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is constructing 38.44 long corridors connecting K R Puram to the Kempegowda International Airport via Hebbal Junction under Phase-2B of Bangalore Metro. This corridor will have 17 stations on the route.

2021-04-20
This week, Delhi Metro will run trains at a frequency of half-an-hour during peak hours and one hour during off peak hours with only those exempted from the restrictions imposed under the week-long lockdown. There will also be fewer Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and Cluster Scheme buses on the road during this week.

2021-04-19
Delhi Metro to ply during the morning from 8 am to 10 am and evening (5 pm to 7 pm) peak hours across the network with a headway (frequency) of 30 minutes, said DMRC Services during this period can be availed only by the exempted category of people on the production of valid identity cards.