1. No Dustbins, Still So Clean

5 Unique and Unknown Facts about Delhi Metro that You may not Know

Except some major stations and eatery points, you will not find out any dustbins in Metro stations or even inside the train. And that’s only because eatables and drinks are prohibited during your ride.

2. Yellow Strip is there for a reason

5 Unique and Unknown Facts about Delhi Metro that You may not Know

All Delhi Metro platforms are disabled-friendly. The stations are built in such a way that blind people can simply travel without much trouble. The Yellow tiles in the middle of the platform work as a guide for the blind and disabled persons. This Yellow line can lead them to an elevator and also towards the exit door of the station.

3. Fair and Lovely

5 Unique and Unknown Facts about Delhi Metro that You may not Know

Do you notice that the Delhi Metro fares haven’t changed since 2009?

4. To The Moon & Back – 40 Times and Counting

5 Unique and Unknown Facts about Delhi Metro that You may not Know

Single Metro train (4 cars) has journeyed 3,03,85,780 kilometers so far since opening of its operations on 25th December, 2002. (Approx. till 1st Dec, 2012). This means that a Metro train entailing of four coaches could have traveled to the moon and return to earth 40 times so far. And if a Metro train of four coaches had to go around the globe, it would have covered the distance 758 times by now.

5. Ever Wondered What’s Under Rajiv Chowk?

5 Unique and Unknown Facts about Delhi Metro that You may not Know

Below the hectic Rajiv Chowk Metro station, which is used by about 500,000 passengers every single day, passes another tunnel deep down at 45 meters, catering to the Airport Express link. This is the deepest point of the Delhi Metro network.

After completion of Phase III, Delhi Metro network will be the seventh city in the world to have 227 stations. In Asia, Delhi will have the highest number of Metro stations after Shanghai, Tokyo, and Seoul.

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