All of you must be aware of Delhi Metro as the everyday life of ‘Dilli’ runs on Delhi Metro, but I bet not many of you know so much about it. You can’t afford to miss these 9 points about Delhi Metro. The Delhi metro began its operation December 24, 2002 and now, it has become the city’s lifeline. The DMRC has indeed made us a proud citizen.
1. Secret behind voice of Delhi Metro revealed
The female voice(in English) of Delhi Metro is Ms. Rini Simon Khanna and male voice(in Hindi) of Delhi Metro is Mr. Shammi Narang
2. Cleanliness without Dustbins
Have you ever noticed that there are no dustbins inside the metro stations, except for in and around some shops? Still the metro stations are mostly clean. Interesting fact right?
3. DMRC takes care of your journey all the time
Many metro stations provide bicycles on rent for 10 rupees for few hours. Just show a valid ID proof.
4. Metro’s escalators have ‘sari guard’ feature.
The escalators have unique ‘sari guard’ feature that stops saris(Indian attire) from getting trapped in the escalators.
5. It reduces pollution, know how!
The UN certified the DMRC as the first metro and rail-based system that that earns carbon credits by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It reduces pollution levels of Delhi by 630,000 tonnes per year.
6. Did you know Delhi Metro was ranked the second most popular metro system globally?
In 2014, it was ranked the second most famous metro system. The first most popular metro system was New York. Delhi Metro is disabled friendly also.
7. You would not see odd number coaches, Know reason
Ever seen a metro with 5 or 7 coaches? No, never because there are two types of coaches, the first one is driver car and another one is motor car. They both serve as one unit and cannot be used separately.
8. Did you know DMRC harvests rain water along its blue line?
As an environmental measure, DMRC conducts rainwater harvesting along its blue line.
9. Do you roll your eyes when metro goes through a small power cut?
While travelling, the one which people consider power cuts are attributed by DMRC as power shifts.
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