NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation shall carry on with its regularly scheduled metro train operations during Independence Day. However, due to security reasons, parking at Delhi Metro stations won’t be available from Sunday morning to Monday afternoon, as per DMRC. The information was shared by DMRC on its official Twitter account. The DMRC has also stated that due to continuing Independence Day dress rehearsals, a few of the ITO, Lalquila, Jama Masjid, and Delhi gate gates will be closed.
According to a notification, “Parking facilities will remain suspended at the Delhi Metro stations from 6:00 AM on Sunday, August 14, 2022, till 2:00 PM on Monday, August 15, 2022, due to security measures adopted on the occasion of Independence Day.” In order to maintain efficient vehicular traffic around the city on Independence Day, the Delhi Police also released a traffic warning on Thursday.
Eight roads will continue to be off-limits to general traffic, according to the advisory: Netaji Subhash Marg, Lothian Road, SP Mukherjee Marg, Chandni Chowk Road, Nishad Raj Marg, Esplanade Road and its link road to Netaji Subhash Marg, Ring Road from Rajghat to ISBT, and Outer Ring Road from ISBT to IP Flyover.
As per the statement, commercial and transport vehicles shall not be allowed to cross the borders of Noida, Loni, Singhu, Ghazipur, Badarpur, Safia, Maharajpur, Aya Nagar, Auchandi, Surya Nagar, Rajokri, Dhansa, Apsara, Kalindi Kunj, Jharoda, Bhopura, Lal Kuan Pul Prahlad Pur, and Tikri from Friday 10 p.m till 11 a.m on Saturday and similarly on Sunday. It stated that buses travelling to Kauria Pul, Red Fort, or the Old Delhi train station will use the ISBT bridge (Yudhistir Setu) and end at Boulevard Road close to the Mori Gate U-turn.
- No parking facilities 6 AM Sunday
- Traffic advisory issued for vehicular movement
- Eight Roads to remain closed