Delhi Metro Feeder Buses

Delhi Metro Feeder BusesDMRC provides metro feeder buses from its station. Its fare is very normal. After certain interval this service is available on stations. These mini buses are comfortable for journey.

These have maximum capacity of sitting 20 peoples and some people can remain in standing position.

These have nice fan cooled. All buses equipped with CNG kit so there is no issue of pollution. First Aid box is also available with these buses.

DMRC also set up control centers for keeping eye on movement of these buses. These buses fare near about DTC buses.

It has medium size so it takes less time to come out large traffic jam. Feeder buses provides seamless journey from source to destination. DMRC most awaited air conditioner feeder bus will hit this summer soon. The process is going on.

They are looking for appropriate contractor. These buses will run near about 20 routes. The capacity of these buses around 27 seats. These buses will monitored by GPS system and team of dedicated members will oversee operations the routes where metro station already setup they will get the priority.

According to new fare charges now passenger have to 5 Rs for 0-4 Km

And 10 Rs for travel between 4-10 km

And 15 Rs for travel beyond 10 Km.

The new fare structure has brought the Metro feeder bus fare at par with that of Delhi Transport Corporation.

At present, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is running 120 feeder buses on 15 routes and this clock a ridership of about 35,000 per day.

Taking a cue from the Uttar Pradesh and the Haryana governments, who have planned to set up their own metro feeder bus services in Noida and Gurgaon, IFTRT said the Delhi Government “must take immediate action to provide metro feeder buses rather than depending on already overburdened DMRC”.

The RTV mini-buses operating in some areas under the DMRC.

Delhi Metro Parking

Delhi Metro Car ParkingDelhi metro provides parking facility to its passengers. Passenger can stand their vehicles in parking area.

It make peoples more convenient to reach nearby metro station by their own vehicle and rest of journey they travel by metro because every person want to reach destination on time whether it is office, school, shop.

It saves person’s time, money as well as prevents pollution, road accident, and unnecessary traffic jam in roads. Parking charges are very nominal. They charge different rates for scooter, cars, taxis, cycles according to hours.

Some of parking areas are equipped with CCTV cameras to keep eye on suspects. Now a day’s more and more people demanding from parking space because people like to leave their vehicle at station. “The parking contractor will have to wear a uniform and carry the identity card at all times. Parking sites will have signage giving details of the parking contract and rates,” said a DMRC spokesperson.

The move will also end the strife over parking charges and rules at metro stations. For the safety of the parked vehicles and for the security of their own premises, the DMRC will have boundary walls enclosing the parking sites and a room for the parking attendants. “The attendants can use the facility for keeping helmets and other belonging and they will also have to ensure the parking areas are neat and clean.

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi has also emphasized the need to keep the parking sites clean and for the staff to be on alert,” the spokesperson said.

Currently, the total operational parking area under the DMRC is 1, 98, 942 sq m spread across 76 metro stations. The largest parking space available on Line 1 (Dilshad Garden to Rithala) is at Kanhaiya Nagar with a parking area of approximately 7, 000 sq m., while on Line 2 (Central Secretariat – Jehangirpuri) it is at the Patel Chowk station, which has a parking area of 8, 400 sq m.On Line 3 (Dwarka Sector 9 to Noida City Centre) Yamuna Bank and Janakpuri West stations have the biggest parking slots of 6, 300 sq m and 6, 400 sq m respectively.

Multi-level parkings at New Delhi Metro Station (on the Airport Express Link) are under commission.

“On Line 6 (Central Secretariat-Badarpur) stretch we have made provisions for offering adequate parking space. Stations like Nehru Place and Okhla which have a high footfall will have a parking bay stretching up to 2000 sq m, Kalkaji will have a 1040 sq m and Govindpuri 1779 sq m kept aside for parking purposes. The parking contracts for Tughlakabad, Mohan Estate and Badarpur are also in process and will be operational with the opening of the line till the last stop,” the spokesperson said.

Delhi Metro Recruitments or DMRC Jobs

Delhi Metro JobsDMRC provides good employment opportunity in country.

It offers vacancies like…

  • Token Counter
  • Executive Engineer
  • Asst Engineer
  • Asst Manager
  • HR and Trainees

Most of the vacancies on contract basis.

Its vacancies, advertisements you can see in employment newspaper as well as in DMRC website.

Some time it also conduct walk in interviews.

Delhi Metro Passenger Information

Delhi Metro Passenger InformationDelhi metro ensure every security for their passengers to make their journey comfortable and smooth.

For this they accept some things from passengers.

  • Do stand in queue.
  • First two coaches are reserved for women’s
  • Do not carry eating and drinking material
  • Do not carry pets
  • Do not smoke and drink
  • In journey keep mind comfortable of your fellow passengers
  • Give seat to needy persons
  • Do not sit on reserved seat
  • Do not jump on fare collection gate
  • Stand behind yellow line
  • In emergency you can talk to driver
  • While standing on escalators keep one hand to side
  • Do limit your baggage to 15 kg
  • Try to exit from emergency door in emergency
  • Take care of your belongings
  • Do not travel without token or card
  • Do not travel on train roof
  • Do not jump on metro track
  • Beware of pick pockets in train
  • Keep distance from door in train

Delhi Metro Stations Facilities

DMRC also provides facilities like….

  • Restaurants
  • Coffee shops
  • Book stores
  • Utility bill payments
  • Lift
  • ATM
  • Washroom

In stations. Lift is especially dedicated to old and physically challenges persons. It also provides high tech facilities like automatic fare collection gates, escalators, automatic coach doors, electronic surveillance. Eating, drinking items are also available at reasonable price.

At any metro station you can make your metro card by just Paying 50 rupees plus recharge money. This money can be refund whenever you return this card to metro. These cards are also available with one day, two validity for tourist concern. In metro stations there is metro map it clearly shows the yellow line, violet line, blue line passenger can easily understand from where they should change or catch the train to reach their destination.

At metro station security persons checks for individuals for safety of peoples and metro. They also check luggage by passing it into machine. There is limitation of bag size Limit your baggage to 15 kegs, not exceeding 60cm (Length) x 45cm (Breadth) x25cm (Height) in size. Feeder buses available from metro station to reach your destination and adequate parking space available at metro stations.

Delhi Metro is perhaps India’s first public transport system with adequate features for differently- able persons. These include extra-wide automatic flap gates for wheelchairs, lifts with buttons installed at low level, tactile paths for the visually impaired, reserved spaces for wheelchairs in trains, etc. In addition, station staff constantly monitors passenger movement and provides personal help to any differently-able person who needs assistance.

Physically disabled person can use lift to reach at platform on sitting their wheel chair. On platform there is yellow line it indicate passenger to keep behind yellow line when trains is coming at platform this thing also announce by metro station Other alert announcement like ‘beware of pick pockets’ and ‘keep distance from door’ made by metro in moving train.

Delhi Metro Timings

Delhi metro timings are 6 am to 11 pm.

At peak hours on every 3.5 minutes metro is available.

The train’s frequency at peak hours is 3 minutes and 12 minutes in non peak hours.

The distance between Huda city centers to Jahagirpuri is about 44 kilometer which is covered in 1 hour 35 minutes.

This route is known as yellow line.

The blue line route (Noida city center – Dwarka sec 21) is about 49 kilometer which one covers in 1 hour 35 minutes.

The distance between Yamuna bank to Anand Vihar ISBT is approx 6 kilometer which cover in 12 minutes.

Delhi Metro Fares

Delhi Metro FaresMetro fare is very normal like DTC buses. Its minimum fare is 8 Rs and maximum is 30 Rs. There is automatic fare collection gate when passenger touches his token then it automatically open and when journey end then passenger has to drop the token in collection gate it any person does not have sufficient money in his token the fare collection gate will not open. Daily passenger prefers to make metro card for which they have to pay 50 Rs. When they travel they punch card then fare amount automatically deduct from card balance. Metro card provides 10% discount in journey. There are special cards for tourist purpous whose validity is 1 to 2 day in this period you can do unlimited travel. If any person reach next station to its destination station for which he purchase token then on drop the token Fare collection gate will not open. It shows the message ‘you have insufficient balance’ then person has to pay fine for this act. Below are some modes of fares.

  • Automatic fare collection gate

This automatic fare collection system introduced first time in country. For which person has to purchase token or card from counter. After that he has to hold the token or card near to gate screen on right side if token is valid then gate will automatically opens otherwise person should contact to customer service staff.

  • Ticket Modes

1. Token- This is used for one way journey or single day journey it validity will remain for that particular day only. Its’s minimum charges is 8 Rs and maximum charge is 30 Rs.

2. Metro Card- This is mainly used by frequent commuters. Card available on each metro station at 50 Rs. This money refundable when you return this card to metro. Maximum recharge money for this card is 800 Rs. There are no renewal charges for this card. Its validity is one year from purchase of card. You can also check balance in your metro card on ticket reading machine at any metro station.

  • Tourist Card

This card dedicated to those persons whose has to make frequent travel between 1-3 days or short period. It is also known as tourist card. Charges for one day value card is 100 Rs and charges for three day value card is 300 Rs. Refundable 50 Rs which one deposit at time of purchase of card.

Delhi Metro Stations

Delhi Metro StationsMetro stations are well designed keeping in mind how to handle crowd when some passenger are entering and some are exiting from station. In every station there are two track of rail line. For that purpose there are two gates. Metro also provides security for its valuable asset (station). CISF security men’s check every person before journey along with this luggage. In metro station security persons checks luggage in machine for any kind of illegal item which one carrying by any suspect.

The average distance between any two metro stations is 3-4 km. From any station person can make their metro travel card and for tourist persons there is also tourist card whose validity for one or two days. Stations are very neat and clean if any person found eating, drinking or spitting then this thing count in offence so person has to fine or penalty.

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Book store
  • ATM

Is available at every metro station.

Delhi Metro Routes

Delhi Metro RoutesDelhi metro has developed six routes till now they are following.

  • Red line

Dilshad Garden to Rithala. It covers distance of 25.15 km it passes through 21 metro stations and 23 train’s runs on this route which are following. The Red Line was the first line of the Metro to be opened and connects Rithala in the west to Dilshad Garden in the east, covering a distance of 25.09 kilometers. It is partly elevated and partly at grade, and crosses the Yamuna River between Kashmere Gate and Shastri Park stations.

  • Yellow Line

Huda City Center to Jahagirpuri. It covers distance of 44.65 km it passes through 34 metro stations and 45 train’s runs on this route. The Yellow Line was the second line of the Metro and was the first underground line to be opened. It runs for 44.36 kilometers (27.56 mi) from north to south and connects Jahangirpuri with HUDA City Centre. The northern and southern parts of the line are elevated, while the central section through some of the most congested parts of Delhi is underground. The first section between Vishwa Vidyalaya and Kashmere Gate opened on December 20, 2004, and the subsequent sections of Kashmere Gate – Central Secretariat opened on July 3, 2005, and Vishwa Vidyalaya – Jahangirpuri on February 4, 2009. This line also possesses the country’s deepest Metro station at Chawri Bazaar, situated 30 meters (98 ft) below ground level. On 21 June 2010, an additional stretch from Qutub Minar to HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon was opened, initially operating separately from the main line. However, Chhatarpur station on this line opened on August 26, 2010. Due to delay in acquiring the land for constructing the station, it was constructed using pre-fabricated structures in a record time of nine months and is the only station in the Delhi metro network to be made completely of steel.

  • Blue Line

Dwarka Sec 21 to Noida city center /Anand Vihar ISBT. It covers distance of 50 km it passes through 44 metro stations and 59 train’s runs on this route. The Blue Line was the third line of the Metro to be opened, and the first to connect areas outside Delhi. Partly overhead and partly underground, it connects Dwarka Sub City in the west with the satellite city of Noida in the east, covering a distance of 47.4 kilometres (29.5 mi). The first section of this line between Dwarka and Barakhamba Road was inaugurated on December 31, 2005, and subsequent sections opened between Dwarka – Dwarka Sector 9 on April 1, 2006, Barakhamba Road – Indraprastha on November 11, 2006, Indraprastha – Yamuna Bank on May 10, 2009, Yamuna Bank – Noida City Centre on November 12, 2009, and Dwarka Sector 9 – Dwarka Sector 21 on October 30, 2010. This line crosses the Yamuna River between Indraprastha and Yamuna Bank stations, and has India’s first extradosed bridge across the Northern Railways mainlines near Pragati Maidan. A branch of the Blue line, inaugurated on January 8, 2010, takes off from Yamuna Bank station and runs for 6.25 kilometres (3.88 mi) up to Anand Vihar in east Delhi.

  • Violet Line
Central Secretariat to Badarpur. It covers distance of 20.04 km it passes through 15 metro stations and 29 train’s runs on this route. The Violet Line is the most recent line of the Metro to be opened, and the second standard-gauge corridor after the Green Line. The 20.2 km (12.6 mi) long line connects Badarpur to Central Secretariat, with 9 km (5.6 mi) being overhead and the rest underground. The first section between Central Secretariat and Sarita Vihar was inaugurated on October 3, 2010, just hours before the inaugural ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, and connects the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium which is the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the event. Completed in just 41 months, it includes a 100 m (330 ft) long bridge over the Indian Railways mainlines and a 167.5 m (550 ft) long cable-stayed bridge across an operational road flyover, and connects several hospitals, tourist attractions and a major industrial estate along its route. Services are provided at intervals of 5 min. An interchange with the Yellow Line is available at Central Secretariat through an integrated concourse.
  • Geeen Line

Inderlok to Mundka. It covers distance of 18.46 km it passes through 15 metro stations and 13 trains runs on this route. Opened in 2010, the Green Line was the first standard-gauge corridor of the Delhi Metro. The fully elevated line connects Mundka with Inderlok running for 15.1 kilometres (9.4 mi) mostly along Rohtak Road. An interchange with the Red line is available at Inderlok station via an integrated concourse. This line also has the country’s first standard-gauge maintenance depot at Mundka.

  • Delhi Airport metro express

New Delhi metro station to Dwarka Sec 21. It covers distance of 22.70 km it passes through 6 metro stations and 8 train’s runs on this route. The Airport Express line runs for 22.7 km (14.1 mi) from New Delhi Railway Station to Dwarka Sector 21, linking the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The line is operated, by the Delhi Airport Metro Express Pvt. Limited (DAMEL), a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure, the concessionaire of the line. Constructed at a cost of 2,885 crore (US$640.47 million), the line has six stations with check-in facilities, parking and eateries. Rolling stock is expected to consist of six-coach trains operating at intervals of ten minutes and having a maximum speed of 135 km/h (84 mph).

Delhi Metro Rail

Delhi Metro RailDelhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), a Joint Venture company with equity participation from Govt. of India and Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi has been entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of the rail based Mass Rapid transit System for Delhi. This is most awaited project in Delhi. which one consist of safety, reliability, time punctuality of train operation in Delhi Metro technology is taken for foreign countries like automatic fare collection gate, automatic door close, announcement in train etc. It reduces the issue like road accident and traffic jams, pollution in road. It gives people surety that they will reach their destination on time. Metro compartment are well shaped that maximum passenger can travel journey and all coaches are air conditioner. It makes the Delhi NCR people life easier.

It has a combination of elevated, at-grade and underground lines and uses both broad gauge and standard gauge rolling stock. Metro project started keeping in mind common wealth games 2010 in New Delhi after that it expansion plan still working. It’s target to connect whole Delhi NCR area till 2021. In whole project they fulfill all the standard that should meet to criteria of world class service of metro rail. Now it becomes people’s life line of daily life. According a survey 90% peoples are satisfied with metro services.

It runs different lines

  • Blue line (Dwarka Sec -21 to Noida city center/Anand Vihar)
  • Yellow line (Huda city center to Jahagirpuri)
  • Violet line (Central Secretariat to Badarpur)
  • Red line (Dilshad Garden to Rithala)
  • Green line (Inderlok to Mundka)
  • Airport Express line (New Delhi to Dwarka Sec 21)

The power output is supplied by 25-kilovolt, 50 Hertz alternating current through overhead centenary. The metro has an average daily ridership of 1.5 million commuters and, as of August 2010, had carried over 1.25 billion commuters since its inception.

The Delhi Metro has won awards for environmentally friendly practices from organizations including the United Nations and the international Organization for Standardization, becoming the second metro in the world, after the New York City Subway, to be ISO 14001 certified for environmentally friendly construction Most of the Metro stations on the Blue Line conduct rainwater harvesting as an environmental protection measures. It is also the first railway project in the world to earn carbon credits after being registered with the United Nations under the Clean Development Mechanism and has so far earned 400,000 carbon credits by saving energy through the use of regenerative braking systems on its trains.