New Delhi: Delhi Metro has said on Monday that it will regulate its operations on Republic Day 2022. On January 26, Delhi Metro will partially regulate its operations on the Yellow Line (HUDA City Centre – Samaypur Badli), as part of the security arrangements for the Republic Day 2022 celebrations.
In an official press release, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said, "The services on Line-2 (HUDA City Centre – Samaypur Badli) of the Delhi Metro will be partially regulated on Wednesday, the 26th of January, 2022 (Republic Day). This is being done as part of the security arrangements for the Republic Day celebrations as per the instructions of the Delhi Police."
As per the schedule, the entry and exit at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan Metro stations will remain closed from the start of Metro operations till 12:00 noon. The station will be used only for the interchange of passengers between the Yellow line and Violet line. The entry and exit at Patel Chowk and Lok Kalyan Marg metro stations will remain closed from 08:45 am to 12:00 noon.
Further, all metro parking lots will also remain closed from 06.00 am of January 25 to 2.00 pm of January 26. This step has also been taken as part of the security arrangements.
On January 29, on the occasion of Beating Retreat, Delhi Metro services at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan Metro stations of Line 2 (HUDA City Centre – Samaypur Badli) will not be available from 02.00 pm to 06.30 pm. However, interchange of passengers from Line 2 to Line 6 (Kashmere Gate to Raja Nahar Singh) and vice versa will be allowed at Central Secretariat Metro station during this period. Normal services at these stations will be restored at 6:30 pm.