Rapid Metrorail Gurgaon hikes its Fares

After completing 9 months of its operations, Rapid Metrorail, that connects Gurgaon with Delhi Metro’s yellow line , has decided to increase its fares by over 66%.  Earlier the commuters were supposed to pay Rs.12 as a flat fare will now have to shell out Rs.20 to travel with Rapid Metrorail Gurgaon. The reason for this hike […]
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Shuttle buses to replace trains on a section of Red Line this weekend

Coming weekend , the Metro Trains running on the section between NoMa-Gallaudet and Fort Totten stations of  Washington Metro’s red line would be replaced by a free bus shuttle service. The arrangement is temporary and would last from Saturday through Sunday. During this time, Rhode Island Avenue and Brookland stations station would remain closed.  Commuters are advised to allow  ten minutes of travel time for […]
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Montreal Metro Renames its 20 Metro Stations

Acting on the request of  STM transit authority, Quebec Toponomy Commission officially changed the names of twenty of the Montreal Metro stations. The move is aimed at standardizing the names of the stations with toponymy guidelines of the city. The article “du” has been appended before the names of all stations, the only exception being Square-Victoria which has been renamed […]
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Metro-North Train evacuated at Fairfield

A Metro-North Train was evacuated after smoke was detected between its cars at the  Fairfield Metro Station.  The incident was reported at about  7:15 a.m on this tuesday morning. Within an hour, the commuters were transferred to another train and the train was removed, no injuries have been reported.  All services are back to normal and trains are running on schedule. […]
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Usain Bolt’s family rides on Glasgow Subway

It was a pleasant surprise for Cecilia Townley, a school tutor who hails from Surrey, to realize that the person sitting next to her is none other than the father of fastest man on earth, Usain Bolt. Cecilia and her kids were using Glasgow Subway to watch the games at the Hampden Park. Soon they started chatting with their sports enthusiast fellow passengers, whom they later […]
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Fare jumping rampant at Los Angeles Metro

Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were recently took by surprise by a news report by LA Times that claims nearly 40% more commuters were using the metro train service than that actual number of tickets being sold. The ridership figures are up by 5 percent , As per the official figures nearly 115 Mn commuters used the light-rail and subway system last […]
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Contact-less bank cards at London Underground from September

Soon after London Buses stopped accepting cash as fare earlier this month, London Underground seems to be following suite. From September 16th, London Underground would offer its passengers the option to make contact-less payments for their travel.  Transport for London has announced that customers will soon be able to use one or more contact-less payment methods. EE’s […]
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Women eats raw bird in Montreal Metro

Early in July, Commuters riding the Montreal Metro witnessed a rather disgusting act. A women in her early 20′s reportedly ate a raw bird during her commuter near  Jean Talon Station.  The incident was captured by another commuter who uploaded it on YouTube.  The video went viral and the local police has got into action. The […]
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