The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi taking a ride in Metro from Botanical Garden Station to Okhla Bird Sanctuary along with the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik and the Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath and other dignitaries after its inauguration, at Noida, Uttar Pradesh on December 25, 2017. (file photo) Courtesy: PIB
The upgraded Delhi Metro Rail App has an array of new features such as information about the nearest Metro station, feedback from passengers, information about the availability of shorter routes, etc.
Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs and Chairman / DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) launched an upgraded version of the mobile application in Delhi today.
The application can be downloaded on ‘iPhones’ and ‘Android’ smart phones through Apple Store and Google Play Store respectively. It can also be downloaded directly from DMRC’s website. The App works with internet / GPRS and provides information with GPS availability for passengers.
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The app also provides information on landmarks / tourist spots near Metro Stations, address and contact number of ‘Lost & Found’ cell, details of feeder bus services available at Metro Stations with their routes, details about Metro Museum, Helpline number, etc.
The public can avail the benefits of this new and improved version of the ‘Delhi Metro Rail’ App by downloading it on their smart phones. These key functionalities will make up the home screen of the smart phone application of the user.
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Using the tabs available on the home screen, the user can navigate to the desired section / feature and get the required information.
The Delhi Metro operates on a network of 288 kilometres with 208 Metro stations across nine different routes covering almost all corners of the National Capital Region.
Under its third phase of expansion, about 98 kilometres of new lines have been added in the last few years. Another 61 kilometres of new lines will get added to the network in the coming months.
The Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus – Lajpat Nagar section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line is completely ready now and awaiting the mandatory inspection by the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety.
The Delhi Metro has already reached the satellite cities of Gurugram, NOIDA, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Bahadurgarh. In the coming months, it will also reach Ballabhgarh in Haryana, apart from many new extensions in Ghaziabad and NOIDA.