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Delhi Metro

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The woman you hear everyday in the Delhi Metro, announcing stations and not letting you sleep even for a minute, was voiced by Rini Simon; while the man who repeats each of the announcements in Hindi, is voiced by Shammi Narang.

zigya.com: Delhi Metro


Delhi metro is positioned as the second most popular and efficient metro service across the world – the first one being in New York.


The escalators at the stations have a ‘sari guard’ feature which stops saris from getting tangled in the escalators.


The UN certified the DMRC as the first metro and rail-based system that gets carbon credits for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It reduces pollution levels of Delhi by 630,000 tonnes per year.


Every year, the metro carried 700 million passengers – that’s more than the population of the United States.


The Delhi Metro is punctual 99.7% of the time. 


The Delhi Metro is disabled-friendly. The lifts have braille buttons; the lift buttons are placed low for wheelchair accessibility; colored paths help people go across stations.


 

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