New Delhi: Sunday brought some inconvenience and delays for commuters of the Delhi Metro on certain routes. Metro trains were running behind their schedules due to some technical snag developed in the operation of the services.
The trains stopped for longer than the average stoppage time at most of the stations between Rajeev Chowk and Noida City Centre on the blue line. Announcements were made to calm the nerves of the travelers.
Delhi Metro informed the passengers that ‘trains were running late due some technical problems’.
The Delhi Metro is carrying out some maintenance work between Badarpur Border and Mohan Estate stations on the violet line. The services will be affected for four hours between 12 noon and 4 pm.
The Delhi Metro issued an advisory on Saturday that trains on Line 6- from ITO to Escorts Mujesar would operate on the single side.
The frequency of trains will be lower than the usual. Different schedules have been prepared for various stretches on the violet line:
- From ITO to Mandi House trains will be available at a gap of every 14.50 minutes.
- From Mandhi House and Central Secretariat, trains will be available every 7.03 minutes.
- From Central Secretariat to Sarita Vihar trains will be available every 4.50 minutes
- From Sarita Vihar to Escorts Mujesar trains’ frequency will be 11.30 minutes.