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Metro to be curtailed on Republic Day

delhi Updated: Jan 24, 2010 23:04 IST
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Going to work or to meet relatives on the 26th? Plan your day carefully, as not only road traffic even the metro services would remain affected during the Republic Day parade.

According to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials, metro service will remain unavailable between Rajiv Chowk and Central Secretariat metro stations on Line II and Barakhmaba Road and Pragati Maidan metro stations on Line III till 12.30 p.m. on January 26.

“There will be two short loop services available on Line III – between Noida and Indraprastha and between Dwarka Sector 9 and Barakhamba Road. Trains from Anand Vihar will also turn back from Yamuna Bank. Normal train operations will start after 12.30 p.m,” a DMRC spokesman said.

“All Metro parking lots will remain closed from 7.00 p.m. on January 25 to 1.00 p.m. on January 26.”

On January 29, Metro services will not be available between Rajiv Chowk and Central Secretariat metro stations of Line – 2 from 3.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. till the beating retreat programme is over, the spokespersons said.