New Delhi: The services of Delhi Metro will be partially curtailed on January 26 (Republic Day) as part of the security arrangements for the Republic Day celebrations as per the instructions of Delhi Police, DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) said in an official statement on Friday.
The DMRC metro schedules of Line – 2 (HUDA City Centre – Samaypur Badli), and Line 6 (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh) have been partially modified for January 26 (Sunday). The changes are as follows:
|Metro Corridor||Modified Schedule|
Line 2 (HUDA City Centre – Samaypur Badli)
|i) Entry & Exit at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan Metro stations will remain closed from start of revenue services till 12:00 Noon.
ii) Patel Chowk and Lok Kalyan Marg Metro stations entry & exit will remain closed from 08:45 AM to 12:00 Noon.
iii) Central Secretariat station will only be used for interchange of passengers between Line 2 and Line 6.
|Line 6 (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh)||The metro stations on Line-6 namely ITO, Delhi Gate, Lal Quila, Jama Masjid will remain open throughout the day.
However, certain entry/exit gates at these stations will remain closed from start of revenue services till 12:00 Noon as follows :
ITO (Gate No. 3, 4 & 6), Delhi Gate (Gate No. 1, 4 & 5),
Lal Quila (Gate No. 4) and Jama Masjid (Gate No. 3 & 4)
In addition, DMRC services on Phase-III corridors where services for public generally start at 8 am on Sundays, will also commence at 6 am on January 26 only to facilitate public to attend R-Day celebrations. These corridors are:-
|L-1||Dilshad Garden – Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda)|
|L-2||Jahangirpuri – Samaypur Badli|
|L-3&4||Noida City Centre – Noida Electronic City|
|L-5||Mundka – Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh|
|L-6||Badarpur Border – Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh)|
|L-7||Majlis Park – Mayur Vihar Pocket-1|
|L-7EX||Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake – Shiv Vihar|
|L-8||Janak Puri West – Botanical Garden|
Parking lots will remain closed from 6 am to 2 pm
All DMRC parking lots will remain closed from 06.00 AM on the 25th of January to 2.00 PM on January 26. This step has also been taken as part of the security arrangements.