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Honey Chitkara Jun 04 2015

Interesting facts about Delhi Metro

Pritha Manchanda Jun 04 2015
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The everyday life of ‘Dilli’ runs on Delhi Metro. Here are a few interesting facts about Delhi Metro, we bet you didn’t know.Travel more and know more! Wait. For now read on to find out more.

From the official website of DMRC

1. Did you know our very own Delhi Metro carries double the population of the USA (700 million people)? Hard to believe, we know!

From the official website of thinkindia.net

2. No bin and no dirt! There’s not even a single dustbin across all metro stations in Delhi. Now you know why Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited doesn’t allow you to carry or eat food inside the metro and that is exactly why it looks so clean!

By flicklaw.tistory.com

3. Show your ID proof and you can easily rent a bike for Rs. 10 at these metro stations: Pragati Maidan, Patel Chowk, I.P. and Vishwavidyalaya.

From the website of mayuviharextension

4. The Delhi Metro has 200 trains in total that travel approximately 69,000 km everyday. Surprisingly, the distance travelled by these trains is more than the circumference of the earth -- 40,075 km. Isn't it one of the most interesting facts about Delhi Metro?

From the official website of DMRC

5. Forget about standing in never ending token queues or rushing to counters for recharging your travel card. You can easily recharge your metro card online and avoid the daily hassle at station counters. Direct recharge saves you a lot of time and energy.

6. The metro platforms have been designed in such a way that even the visually impaired can walk on it without taking any help. Interestingly, there are ramps as well for differently abled (on wheelchairs) to easily access lifts.

By Guety

7. The Delhi Metro is the world’s first railway project to get carbon credits, certified by the UN, for its immense contribution in reducing pollution levels in the city by 6.3 lakh tons every year.

From the official Facebook page of DMRC

Squeeze in, make your way through the crowd and reserve a spot in the metro to reach your destination. Although it hasn't been that long since the introduction of Delhi Metro, but it has already became a significant part of Delhi tourism. Feel free to share more interesting facts about Delhi Metro, in case you think we have missed out on any.

Happy travelling! :-)

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