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Delhi Metro becomes the seventh busiest metro rail network in the world!
After 16 years of service, The Delhi Metro has been ranked the seventh busiest metro rail network in the world. According to the latest report from the Union Internationale des Transports Publics (UITP), a total of 178.9 million people traveled via Delhi Metro in 2017 which helped it secure a rank among the top ten busiest metro rail networks in the world.
According to the data provided from UITP’s report, seven out of the top ten busiest metro rail networks are located in Asia. Tokyo Metro has topped the list with 346.3 million passengers. Whereas, Moscow Metro has been ranked second and Shanghai Metro third with 236.9 million and 204.4 million passengers, respectively.
Earlier, in UITP’s 2015 report, Delhi Metro couldn’t make it to the list of top 10. However, The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s website ranked it 10th in the world based on the statistics of March 2017.
The Delhi Metro has made its name to the top 10 list by surpassing Paris Metro. Guangzhou Metro, Mexico City Metro and Hong Kong Metro are some of the others in the top 10.
The Delhi Metro construction began in 1998 and was open for public in 2002. On the basis of the length of the metro rail network, The Delhi Metro had been ranked 15th. With the introduction of some new services this year, it has ascended further in the list.
One of the best places in Lucknow to enjoy a calm and serene evening is the Gomti riverfront. The riverfront sees a large footfall everyday and is a preferred spot for family picnics and health enthusiasts who need a quiet place for a long walk. This February, the people of Lucknow saw Gomti Riverfront utilised to its full potential when a horde of demonstrations and exercises happened here during the Defence Expo 2020.
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Have you ever been running late to the airport because of the sheer number of bags you have? If your answer is yes, then IGI airport has got you covered. Now, in a new initiative by the DIAL (Delhi International Airport Ltd) you can have your stuff transported to the IGI airport directly from your place of stay.
Delhi International Airport Ltd., the operators of IGI airport have partnered up with a Bengaluru based company called CarterX. In fact, this facility is not limited to be availed by only those taking off from Delhi, it can also be used to get your luggage delivered to your residence when you touchdown at IGI.
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In a bid to make travelling to and from IGI airport easier for passengers, DIAL has undertaken a partnership with CarterX to start a service where a commuter's luggage can be transported to and from the IGI airport directly from their place of residence. This, essentially, is a step towards making checking in to the airport a breeze.
Additionally, if you're short on time and are planning to take the direct metro link to the airport, this is a great way to ensure that you don't have to lug your stuff around.
To avail the service, you will have to pay a fee based on the number, weight and size of the bags. The fee will also take into account distance to and from the airport, meaning the prices are going to be dynamically triggered. At any rate, the base fare is ₹299, which goes up depending on the aforementioned factors. For every 5 kilograms over 20kgs, an additional ₹100 will be charged.
This is certainly one of the most passenger forward moves we have seen DIAL take. The IGI airport is at par with the best airports in the world and this is something that should take its rating all the way up. DIAL and CarterX have both stated that with this service, they aim to cover the entirety of Delhi, including neighbouring states- Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
For most of us from Noida, the Metro is nothing short of a lifeline. A saviour in times of need, the metro has connected various parts of Noida to mainstream Delhi. Now, however, you're going to have to take a different look at these metro trains, because you can rent them for throwing parties!
It's that time of the year again, when your Facebook will show you ads related to all things Valentine, there'll be a rise in pink-red teddy bears at the store windows and of course, the florists will be selling Roses at the price of Orchids. Valentine's Day is en route and if you too, are a part of Cupid's gang and love the day in all its glory, you must be scouting for things to do on this day with your beloved.
Food Festivals are often the best place to find a good time. The energy, the wafting aroma of food, the opportunity to eat, shop and be merry is something we look forward to dearly. of all the food festivals that happen in Delhi, Horn OK Please is the one tyeb city is undoubtedly the most excited for.
By now, if you still don't have a Valentine's Day plan, you've chanced upon the correct article!
If you're in Delhi and have been scouting to get your hands on the best deals for your beloved, that's where PVR Home is walking in on you. PVR Home is a unique offering from the stable of PVR Cinemas; explicitly designed to attract folks from various fields, all under the same roof! They've built a community of industry stalwarts, epicures and forward thinkers, who have further opened doors to intellectual rendezvous in an elite and premium set-up, which is nothing less than interesting.