The video shows the busy Shahdara station in Delhi. Also seen are rickshaw pullers and auto drivers who desperately call out to people coming out of the metro to come and sit in their vehicles.
Shahdara (Hindi: शाहदरा, Urdu: شاہ درہ), is a geographical region in Delhi, India which is situated on the banks of Yamuna river. It is one of the oldest localities of Delhi and integral to what is known as Purani Dilli (Old Delhi). Shahdara has eight union councils.
Delhi Metro (Hindi: दिल्ली मेट्रो) (Punjabi: ਦਿੱਲੀ ਮੇਟ੍ਰੋ) (Urdu: دلی میٹرو) is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, Gurgaon,Faridabad, Noida, and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region of India. Delhi Metro is the world's 13th largest metro system in terms of length. Delhi Metro is India's first modern public transportation system,which has revolutionized travel by providing a fast, reliable, safe, and comfortable means of transport. The network consists of six lines with a total length of 189.63 kilometres (117.83 mi) with 142 stations, of which 35 are underground, five are at-grade, and the remainder are elevated. All stations have escalators, elevators, and tactile tiles to guide the visually impaired from station entrances to trains. It has a combination of elevated, at-grade, and underground lines, and uses both broad gauge and standard gauge rolling stock. Four types of rolling stock are used: Mitsubishi-ROTEM Broad gauge, Bombardier MOVIA, Mitsubishi-ROTEM Standard gauge, and CAF Beasain Standard gauge.
Delhi Metro is being built and operated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC), a state-owned company with equal equity participation from Government of India and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. However, the organisation is under administrative control of Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. Besides construction and operation of Delhi metro, DMRC is also involved in the planning and implementation of metro rail, monorail and high-speed rail projects in India and providing consultancy services to other metro projects in the country as well as abroad.
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