Metro fare hike long overdue: DMRC MD

Fares were last revised in 2009 when the minimum fare was raised from Rs 6 to Rs 8 with the maximum fare being raised to Rs 30 from Rs 22.

Odisha plans Metro, signs contract for DPR preparation

Odisha government Saturday signed an agreement for preparation of a detailed project report (DPR) for the metro rail services between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.

Delhi Metro`s week-long Independence Day celebrations

Delhi Metro will organise a week-long series of activities to celebrate Independence Day, an official said Saturday.

Pedestrian subway at ITO thrown open to public

A pedestrian subway at the busy ITO intersection in the national capital, built by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation with an unconventional technology, was thrown open to the public on Friday.

Make your knuckles sparkle with midi rings

Celebrities like Beyonce Knowles, Angelina Jolie and Rihanna have been giving sparkling accents to their knuckles by wearing midi rings. So how about trying your hand at it?

HC dismisses MMRDA petition challenging Mumbai metro fare hike

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) where in it challenged the fare hike of the Mumbai metro by Reliance Infrastructure.

Metro snag inconveniences commuters in Kolkata

Thousands of commuters faced inconvenience when a South-bound non-AC metro rake developed snag after soon leaving Park Street station.

Metro snag inconveniences commuters in Kolkata

Thousands of commuters were inconvenienced this morning when a south-bound non-AC metro rake developed snag after soon leaving Park Street station.

Make Delhi Metro viable, reduce travel costs: Naidu

With an aim of promoting use of metro train service in the national capital and lending an ear to commuters, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today took a ride on it and said efforts will be made to popularise the service, make it more viable and reduce travel costs.

Over one million travelled on Mumbai metro in first 59 hours

Over 10 lakh commuters travelled on the city`s first Mero, which covers the 11.4 km-long Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor, in the 59 hours since the commencement of its services on June 8.

Sao Paulo metro strike to continue Monday despite court ruling

Sao Paulo`s metro workers voted to stay off work for a fifth day on Monday even after a court declared the strike illegal, complicating preparations for the World Cup opening match.

Commuters suffer as snag hits Delhi Metro`s Blue Line

Thousands of commuters in Delhi had a harrowing time on Wednesday as Metro services were disrupted on the Dwarka to Vaishali/Noida City Centre Blue Line in evening rush hour.

DMRC changes rules for Metro travel cards

DMRC is introducing some changes in its smart cards, including increasing the minimum add value to Rs 100 from May 21.

Survey on Lucknow Metro stations to begin on May 1

A survey on eight Lucknow Metro stations in the first phase of the project will begin on May 01, officials said.

Qatar reduces number of stadiums for 2022 FIFA World Cup due to rising costs

The organising committee of the 2022 Qatar World Cup has reportedly reduced the number of stadiums it is planning to build for the tournament due to rising costs and delays.

Man jumps before Metro in Noida, critical

A man was critically wounded after he jumped before a moving Metro train in Noida, police said.

Delhi Metro shuts down two stations

Delhi Metro commuters faced a tough time Monday when two stations in the heart of the capital were shut down for around three hours due to a religious gathering on a disputed land.

Sreedharan in Lucknow to take stock of Metro

A week after he accepted Uttar Pradesh government`s offer to be the chief advisor of the Lucknow Metro project, E Sreedharan will be visiting the state capital Saturday, officials said.

Timing of Kolkata Metro services extended

The Kolkata Metro announced extension of timing of services from 6.45 am till 10.45 pm from March 25.

DMRC approves extension of Metro in Ghaziabad

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation board has approved its Dilshad Garden extension project to New Bus Stand following issuance of a no objection certificate from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, said a Ghaziabad civic body official.

Man jumps in front of metro, dies in Kolkata

An unidentified man jumped in front of a moving metro train this evening at Sovabazar underground station and died on the spot.

Work on Noida-Gr Noida Metro to start in May-June: GNIDA chief

Work on the Noida-Greater Noida Metro rail project is likely to begin in May or June, Chairman of the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) said today.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal threatens to disrupt Republic Day parade

Adamant on his stance to continue his sit-in unless his demands are met, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal spent Monday`s winter night on a roadside at the protest venue.

More delay likely as Gujarat government redraws metro route

Gujarat government has redrawn the metro rail route, which is likely to cause further delay in implementating the public transport project.

Worker killed after crane breaks and falls on him in TN

A worker at a Metro Rail construction site was on Saturday killed and another got injured when a crane broke and fell on them.

Appeal of jewellery growing among Indian men

The desire to wear jewellery is not limited to women any more as more and more men, especially in the metro cities, are buying and wearing jewellery as daily accessory, according to a report by the Platinum Guild.

Rapid Metro formally inaugurated in Gurgaon

Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday formally inaugurated the Rapid Metro Gurgaon line, a month after the mass transit service started commercial operations.

New York City train derailment leaves four dead, 67 injured

A Metro-North passenger train derailed in the Bronx area of the New York City on Sunday morning. According to local news, at least four people have been reported dead.

Japanese foreign minister visits Delhi Metro

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida visited the Delhi Metro, authorities said.

Metro network vital for urban transport: DMRC chief

There is little choice before us but to develop a good network of mass urban transport for better city planning, Delhi Metro chief Mangu Singh said on Friday, holding up China as an example in the matter.