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DELHI METRO RAIL - The City LifeLine

Metro rail service in Delhi has come as a much awaited gift for the people of Delhi, which has indeed changed the transport facility of the city. It has become the "life line" of Delhi as people are dependent on Delhi Metro for commuting to different places within the city. Delhi Metro Project has been recognized all over the world for its specialty in terms of a hi-tech rail and better equipped transport system. The project is under the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, DMRC and it deserves all the credit for transforming the transport service of the city.
Metro rail in the city has reduced the traffic to some extent and the pollution level has certainly declined. Construction of Metro is still in progress in other parts of the city as the network of Delhi Metro is expected to cover whole of Delhi by the year 2010. Delhi Metro is equipped with modern facilities and the state of art design makes it very different from other metro rails in the world. Security within the metro rail has been give prime importance. The train ensures the safety and comfort of passengers with hi-tech compartments having adequate security cover. The compartments are fully automatic with gates being operated automatically and there are emergency exits in the train. You can communicate with the driver of the train at any point in case of an emergency.
Metro Rail stations have been designed keeping in view the comfort of the passengers and the traffic on the road. Each and every station of Delhi Metro has sufficient parking space to provide hassle free commuting where people can park their vehicles and use the metro service. The stations have an international look in them and the immaculate facilities within the stations make you feel proud of the service offered by DMRC. The stations have special care for handicaps and senior citizens with escalators and lifts in place. The computerized ticketing system makes transit in and out of the metro very smooth. DMRC also gives the option of possessing travel card if you are a daily traveler and wish to avoid standing in queues for tokens.

Currently metro is operational in some parts of the city but in the coming years; Delhi Metro will have operations all through the city with connectivity to Gurgaon and Noida.

Delhi Metro Train Timings: 6 AM to 10 PM

Last trains available at Interchange Station of Kashmere Gate
  • At 22:28 Hrs for going towards Shahdara
  • At 22:10 Hrs for going towards Rithala
  • At 23:12 Hrs for going towards Vishwa Vidyalaya
  • At 22:56 Hrs for going towards Central Secretariat
  • At 22:30 Hrs for going towards Barakhamba
  • At 21:42 Hrs for going towards Dwaraka Sector - 9

Last trains available at Interchange Station of Rajiv Chowk
  • At 22:12 Hrs for going towards Shahdara
  • At 21:48 Hrs for going towards Rithala
  • At 23:04 Hrs for going towards Vishwa Vidyalaya
  • At 23:05 Hrs for going towards Central Secretariat
  • At 22:53 Hrs for going towards Barakhamba
  • At 22:01 Hrs for going towards Dwarka Sector-9

Delhi Metro Map - Phase 1

Delhi Metro Route

Currently three routes are operational within the city which includes both underground and aboveground rail tracks. The operational routes are red line, blue line and the yellow line. Yellow line (the underground stretch) connects Vishwavidyala to Central Secretariat while the blue line operates between IP Extension and Dwarka. Red line connects Shahdara to Rithala and the route intersects at Kashmiri Gate, also a point of change for Yellow line. Rajiv Chowk or the Connaught Place is the point of change for yellow line and blue line travelers.

The chart below shows the Delhi Metro Route and Stations with Train Timings:

Number of Stations
Line I (Dilshad Garden - Rithala)
25.1 km **(AG-4.5 km, EL-17.50 km)
6:00 AM-11:00 PM
6 min at peak hrs-15 min during non-peak hrs
Line II ( Vishwa Vidyalaya - Central Sectt.)
11 km **(UG-11 km)
6:00 AM-10:50 PM
6 min at peak hrs - 10 min during non peak hrs
Line III (Indraprastha- Barakhamba Road - Dwarka)*
32.1 km **(EL-29.93 km, UG-2.17 km)
6:00 AM-10:00 PM
6 min at peak hrs-15 min during non-peak hrs
**(AG- At grade, EL- elevated, UG- underground)

General rules for Metro Passengers
Delhi Metro Rule: No Smoking
Delhi Metro Rule: No Pets
Delhi Metro Rule: No Eatables
Delhi Metro Rule: No Littering
Delhi Metro Rule: No Spitting
Delhi Metro Rule: NO Inflammables
No Smoking
No Pets
No Eatables
No Littering
No Spitting
No Inflammables

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