Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
The Delhi Metro has been instrumental in ushering in a new
era in the sphere of mass urban transportation in India. The swanky and modern
Metro system introduced comfortable, air conditioned and eco-friendly services
for the first time in India and completely revolutionized the mass
transportation scenario not only in the National Capital Region but the entire
Having constructed a massive network of 213 Km with 160
stations in record time, the DMRC today stands out as a shining example of how a
mammoth technically complex infrastructure project can be completed before time
and within budgeted cost by a Government agency.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) was
registered on 3rd May 1995 under the Companies Act, 1956 with equal equity
participation of the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD)
and the Central Government to implement the dream of construction and operation
of a world- class Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS).
The DMRC opened its first corridor between Shahdara and Tis
Hazari on 25th December, 2002. Subsequently, the first phase of construction
worth 65 kilometres of Metro lines was finished two years and nine months ahead
of schedule in 2005. Since then the DMRC has also completed the construction of
another 125 kilometres of Metro corridors under the second phase in only four
and a half years.
Presently, the Delhi Metro network consists of about 213 Km
with 160 stations along with six more stations of the Airport Express Link. The
network has now crossed the boundaries of Delhi to reach NOIDA and Ghaziabad in
Uttar Pradesh,Gurgaon and faridabad in Haryana.
The Airport Express link between the Indira Gandhi
International Airport and New Delhi has now propelled Delhi to the league of
global cities which have high speed rail connectivity between the city and the
Metro Bhawan Fire Brigade Lane, Barakhamba Road,
New Delhi - 110001, India
Board No. - 011-23417910/12
DMRC Helpline nos. : 155370