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Panic On Kolkata Metro As Commuters Get Stuck In Non-AC Coach

A Dum Dum-bound train caused panic among the Metro passengers when its doors refused to open in a non-AC compartment at Shahid Khudiram Station in Kolkata today. The incident took place in the morning. “Everything is fine now. We have sent back the old rake for a thorough check and repair if necessary,” a spokesman said. There was tension among ... Read More »

Delhi Metro briefly runs with one gate open

Passengers travelling in Delhi Metro’s yellow line on Monday panicked after a door of the train did not close from one station to another. The incident took place at around 10 pm and the Metro ran with a door open from Chawri Bazar to Kashmiri Gate station. Luckily no one was injured in the incident. “The problem was only with ... Read More »

Hundreds Stuck Inside Lucknow Metro On Day One

Hundreds of passengers were stuck inside the Lucknow Metro for over an hour due to a technical fault Wednesday, the first day of its commercial run, officials said. There were no lights and no air conditioner when the train stopped near Mavaiya. Passengers, excited about their first trip on the much- awaited metro, were stuck till a team of the Lucknow ... Read More »

Rajnath Singh, Yogi Adityanath To Flag Off Lucknow Metro Today

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will flag off the maiden run of the Lucknow Metro in Lucknow today. The first train will be flagged off by the home minister and the chief minister from the Transport Nagar metro station.  The services will be opened for public use the next day. The 8.5-km-long ‘Priority Corridor’ ... Read More »

Mumbai metro construction: Resident moves HC, says noise causing stress, anxiety to family

A Cuffe Parade resident has approached the Bombay High Court stating that Metro construction is causing stress and anxiety to him and his family, including his two young daughters, due to excessive noise generated from the site.  Robin Jaisinghani (50), filed petition who stays in Hassa Mahal, Dalamal Park, Colaba, pointed out that the work causes noise pollution and it had adversely affected ... Read More »

Delhi Metro To Begin ‘Heritage Walks’ From Saturday

The Delhi Metro will begin a month-long “Heritage Walk” programme from Saturday to give people a taste of the rich history of Old Delhi. The custom designed special ‘walks’ in the old Delhi areas for tourists and heritage enthusiasts will give them a detailed view of the cultural and historical heritage of many old Delhi landmarks. In order to portray ... Read More »

Delhi metro first in the world to go completely green

Delhi Metro has become the only completely ‘green’ metro system in the world for adhering to green building norms for its residential colonies, officials said on Friday. Delhi Metro has secured the platinum rating for adherence to green building norms for its 10 residential colonies from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had earlier ... Read More »

Metro Services Halt Across Bengaluru As Staff Protests Arrests

Services of the Namma Metro in Bengaluru have been temporarily halted over protests by metro officials against the mishandling and arrest of six employees on Thursday. Metro officials alleged that on Thursday morning, employees at a station in the city were attacked by Karnataka policemen posted for security. Four out of the six have been released while two Metro officials ... Read More »

Now, you can use debit card for Metro ride

Metro users can now use their debit/credit cards to buy token or recharge their smart cards at the token vending machine. Delhi metro rail corporation on Tuesday launched the cashless token sale and smart card recharge facility using debit and credit cards. The facility was inaugurated by DMRC MD Mangu Singh. “This is expected to make Metro travel more convenient. ... Read More »

Delhi Metro – Blue Line services hit for 3 hours

After a bird hit, Delhi’s Blue Metro Line developed a technical snag forcing the authorities to shut down the operations for close to 3 hours leaving few thousands of passengers stranded in metro stations. The line connects Noida and Vaishali to Dwarka. Since it was shut down at around 5PM which is the peak hour, many passengers could not commute ... Read More »

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