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Commuters at Delhi Metro's Magenta line between Botinical Garden station Noida to Kalkaji Station Delhi after inaugration. It is India's first driverless train route. Delhi metro corp. said the highly automated train will run initially with a driver but could become driverless in the future.

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Delhi Metro's Magenta line between Botinical Garden station Noida to Kalkaji Station Delhi after inaugration. It is India's first driverless train route. Delhi metro corp. said the highly automated train will run initially with a driver but could become driverless in the future.

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Delhi Metro's Magenta line between Botinical Garden station Noida to Kalkaji Station Delhi after inaugration. It is India's first driverless train route. Delhi metro corp. said the highly automated train will run initially with a driver but could become driverless in the future.

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Commuters travels in Delhi Metro's Magenta line between Botinical Garden station Noida to Kalkaji Station Delhi after inaugration. Delhi metro corp. said the highly automated train will run initially with a driver but could become driverless in the future.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a ride in a Metro from Botanical Garden Station to Okhla Bird Sanctuary along with the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik and the Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath and other dignitaries after its inauguration, at Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the public meeting, at Amity University Ground, in Noida.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wave during the flag off ceremony of the Botanical Garden - Kalka Mandir section of Delhi Metro, in Noida.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi flags off the Metro Magenta Line from Botanical Garden to Kalkaji Mandir, at Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Also seen are the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik, UP Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), Hardeep Singh Puri and other dignitaries.

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A driverless train of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line is seen covered under a blue plastic sheet after it crashed into the wall of its depot in New Delhi. Earlier, DMRC had announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the new driverless Magenta Line Section on December 25.

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A metro train runs on its tracks after the inauguration of Hyderabad Metro Rail project in Hyderabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the Hyderabad Metro rail project in Hyderabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a metro train at the inauguration of Hyderabad Metro Rail project, in Hyderabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by Telangana Governor ESL Narsimhan and Chief Minister K Chandrasekar Rao, taking a ride in a metro train after launching the Hyderabad Metro Rail in Hyderabad.

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Work of the tunnel for Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro 3 begins from Naya Nagar at Mahim in Mumbai.

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Volunteers distribute face masks outside Rajiv Chowk metro station in New Delhi.

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A metro train zooms past smog in New Delhi.

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Labourers work on a metro construction site during heavy smog conditions in New Delhi.

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DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh with Swedish minister Anna Ekstrom at the inauguration of the the Sweden India Nobel Wall at Rajiv Chowk Metro station in New Delhi.

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AAP MLA Somnath Bharti with party workers protest against Metro fare hike near the residence of BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, in New Delhi.

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Rajiv Chowk station in central Delhi’s Connaught Place

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Police and a DMRC workers try to rescue passengers trapped inside a lift at Barakhambha Metro Station in New Delhi.

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Police and a DMRC worker accompany a rescued passenger (C) after he was trapped inside a lift at Barakhambha Metro Station in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), Hardeep Singh Puri at the inaugural ceremony of the second reach of Kochi Metro, in Kochi. Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan is also seen.

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A Metro Train during a trial run in Nagpur, Maharashtra on the eve of its inauguration.

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Work on a part of the North Chennai metro rail tunnels completed between Washermenpet to Korukkupet stretch in Chennai.

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Municipal Minister KT Rama Rao interacting with workers of L&T Metro Rail during inspection of works at Oliphenta Bridge in Secunderabad.

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Metro service hit by a technical snag on first day of its commercial run in Lucknow.

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Commuters take photograph in front of Metro on first day of its commercial run in Lucknow.

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A Lucknow Metro Rail train runs on the tracks between the Charbagh railway station to the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport after inuguration. The 8.5 km stretch will be open for public from Wednesday.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, UP Governor Ram Naik, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Dy. CM K P Maurya during a metro rail ride, in Lucknow.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, UP Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union housing and urban development minister Hardeep Singh Puri light the lamp at the inaugural function of the Lucknow Metro, in Lucknow.

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Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadari travelling in Delhi Metro to participate at an event at Huda City Centre in New Delhi.

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DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh formally launches the Wi-Fi facility on all Metro stations of Blue Line (Dwarka Sector 21 to Noida City Centre /Vaishali) from Rajeev Chowk Metro station in New Delhi.

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Contractual workers of DMRC display placards and shout slogans during a protest against DMRC project, FEMC-Pratibha-JV and DMRC over their various demands, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Workers at the under construction Lucknow metro in Lucknow.

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Lucknow Underground Metro Project workers celebrate as the first Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) breaks through at Hazratganj in Lucknow.

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A Kochi Metro train during a trial run on the second stretch of the metro route at MG road, in Kochi.

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Engineers, laborers & other officials of East-West Metro rail corporation busy in construction work near Howrah railway station. Metro services will connect Kolkata to Howrah through an underwater tunnel beneath the Ganges.

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Passengers take selfie during 'sneha yathra' in Metro train in Kochi. Nearly 450 children with physical and cognitive disabilities from 43 special schools as well as over 100 elderly persons from old age homes were invited to be the first public passengers on the newly opened Metro.

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Differently abled passenger being helped during 'sneha yathra' in Metro train in Kochi. Nearly 450 children with physical and cognitive disabilities from 43 special schools as well as over 100 elderly persons from old age homes were invited to be the first public passengers on the newly opened Metro.

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The newly-inaugurated Green Line of Namma Metro's Phase-1, from Sampige Road Metro Station to Yelchenahalli Metro Station, in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, CM Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu take a ride in the newly launched Kochi Metro, in Kerala.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Kochi Metro with Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam, CM Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu, in Kerala.

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The final trial run of the Kochi Metro at Aluva in Kochi, a day before its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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'Metro man' and DMRC Principal Advisor, E Sreedharan during the inspection of the newly constructed Kochi Metro train station Palarivattom. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Kerala's first metro on Saturday. But Sreedharan has not been given a seat on the dais.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the flag off ceremony of the Delhi Metro's Heritage Line, from ITO to Kashmere Gate, in New Delhi.

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Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the flag off ceremony of the Delhi Metro's Heritage Line, from ITO to Kashmere Gate, in New Delhi.

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Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan, DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh and DMRC Chairman Rajiv Gauba at the flag off ceremony of the Delhi Metro's Heritage Line, from ITO to Kashmere Gate, in New Delhi.

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A women takes photo at Kashmere Gate metro station during the trail run of Metro between ITO-Kashmere Gate, in New Delhi.

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View of Jama Masjid Metro Station, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Metro train arrives at Jama Masjid Metro Station during its trail run between ITO-Kashmere Gate, in New Delhi.

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Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists protest against the recent Delhi Metro fare hike outside Metro Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of State for Shipping and Road Transport Pon Radhakrishnan, Chief Minister K Palaniswami flagging off the first underground metro rail service from Thirumangalam to Nehru Park, in Chennai.

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The final service trial run of the Kochi Metro in Kochi.

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Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal giving away 'Best Metro Station' Award to Halim Ansari, Station Manager, Chandni Chowk in New Delhi. DMRC MD Mangu Singh is also seen.

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A view of the first viaduct being placed for the 16.5-km Metro Line 7 that will have 14 stations between Andheri (East) and Dahisar (East), in Mumbai.

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A view of the first viaduct being placed for the 16.5-km Metro Line 7 that will have 14 stations between Andheri (East) and Dahisar (East), in Mumbai.

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Priests perform 'aarti' of Ganga at Ramkrishnapur Ghat, Howrah near Kolkata for the success of work Rajarahut -Howrah Metro railway works.

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull takes selfie along with Indian counterpart Narerndra Modi while travelling in Metro train, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narerndra Modi along with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull travel in Metro train, in New Delhi.

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An RPF Commando team deployed to maintain security for Metro Railway, in Kolkata.

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Flowers are placed at a symbolic memorial at Tekhnologichesky Institute subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia. A bomb blast tore through a subway train deep under Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg Monday, killing several people and wounding many more in a chaotic scene that left victims sprawled on a smoky platform.

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Blast victims lie near a subway train hit by a explosion at the Tekhnologichesky Institut subway station in St.Petersburg, Russia.

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A subway train hit by a explosion stays at the Tekhnologichesky Institut subway station in St.Petersburg, Russia.

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In this image taken from video footage, emergency services work outside Sennaya Square metro station in St Petersburg, Russia. At least 10 people were killed Monday in an explosion on the subway in St. Petersburg, Russian news agencies reported.

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Russian police officer, left, and people walk past the damaged train at the Tekhnologichesky Institut subway station in St.Petersburg, Russia. The subway in the Russian city of St. Petersburg is reporting that several people have been injured in an explosion on a subway train.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during his meeting with Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko at Konstantin palace in St.Petersburg, Russia. Following an explosion on the subway in St. Petersburg, Putin, who was visiting the city on an unrelated trip, said investigators are looking into whether the explosion was a terror attack.

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Blast victims lie near a subway train hit by a explosion at the Tekhnologichesky Institut subway station in St.Petersburg, Russia. The subway in the Russian city of St. Petersburg is reporting that several people have been injured in an explosion on a subway train.

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A decorated metro train enters the platform during the inaugural ride as the second phase of Rapid Metro was thrown open to public, in Gurugram.

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Passengers at a platform during the inaugural ride as the second phase of Rapid Metro was thrown open to public, in Gurugram.

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Officials flagging off a metro train during the inaugural ride as the second phase of Rapid Metro was thrown open to public, in Gurugram.

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A view of solar installation at DMRC depot in New Delhi. The initiative has become world's first event CDM project to be registered by UNFCCC for any rail or metro system.

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E. Sreedharan, Delhi Metro

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Akhilesh, father Mulayam at Lucknow Metro trial run on January 12

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The Operational Control Centre (OCC) of Delhi Metro. Metro services were affected as trains on Blue Line lost caontact with OCC, nerve centre of the vast network, due to power failure.

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A worker stands at a metro construction site enveloped by fog on the outskirts of New Delhi. Fog engulfs many parts of the country during the winter months, disrupting normal life and throwing rail and road traffic out of gear.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with CM Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackarey during the foundation stone laying ceremony of the two metro corridors and other projects, at Bandra Kurla Complex, in Mumbai.

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Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan and other Congress leaders perform the Bhoomipujan of the Pune Metro Rail project in Pune, Maharashtra.

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A trailer caries a Metro train to the tracks as DMRC unloaded the first six coach train for the trial on its Magenta Line (Janakpuri West - Terminal One IGI Airport section), near Sadar Bazar Cantonment ramp, in New Delhi.

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A crane being used to lower a Metro train on the tracks as DMRC unloaded the first six coach train for the trial on its Magenta Line (Janakpuri West - Terminal One IGI Airport section), near Sadar Bazar Cantonment ramp, in New Delhi.

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A new Metro coach being lowered on the trackes with the help of cranes and trailers near under construction Sadar Bazar Cantonment Metro station, in New Delhi.

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A layer of smog envelops the city skyline on the morning following Diwali festival, in New Delhi.

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A Delhi Metro train decorated with Diwali greetings, in New Delhi.

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DMRC MD Mangu Singh and other officials at the indunction of 8 coaches train on the Blue Line, at Yamuna Bank Depot, in New Delhi.

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Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu along with UP CM Akhilesh Yadav, MP Murli Manohar Joshi and others laying the foundation stone for Kanpur Metro Rail Project, in Kanpur.

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A train is taken on a trial run between ITO to Kashmere Gate by Delhi Metro at Delhi Gate, in New Delhi. DMRC expects to open the new stations in November 2016.

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Union Minister of Parliamentry Affairs M.Venkaiah Naidu interacts with a metro commuter during a metro ride in Bengaluru.

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The Delhi Metro serves 28 lakh daily commuters

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation managing director Mangu Singh

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Security personnel inspecting an unidentified bag found at Gate No. 6 of Rajeev Chowk metro station, in New Delhi.

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Rajiv Chowk—the arterial metro station in New Delhi

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Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and DMRC MD Mangu Sing inside a train at the flag off ceremony of India’s first Unattended Train Operation (UTO) enabled train from Mukundpur Depot to Majlis Park Station.

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A view of a metro tunnel at Underground Cubbon park metro station, in Bengaluru.

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NDRF and local authorities carry out relief operations after an under-construction bridge collapsed in Lucknow.

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@MEAindia posts this photo on twitter saying: An eco friendly ride! PM @narendramodi and Prez @fhollande travel on Delhi metro on way to Gurgaon.

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Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy flags of the first test run of Kochi Metro Rail project in Kochi, Kerala.

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Metro man E. Sreedharan

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Metro workers watch as a tunnel boring machine breaks through at the Jakarayankere station in Bengaluru.

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