NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): For the convenience of commuters, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) issued a statement on the timings of metro rail services on Diwali day. The metro train services will end earlier than usual on October 27 (Sunday, Laxmipujan) but will run at its usual timings for the rest of the day.
The metro services will be available at its usual timings on Sunday starting at 6 am. The last metro trains will be available till 10 pm for all terminal stations of all lines on October 27.
DMRC said in a statement on Twitter that, “On account of Diwali, the last Metro train service on 27th October will start at 10 pm from terminal stations of all Metro Lines. Train services will run as usual for rest of the day on Sunday from 6 am onwards on all lines and from 4:45 am on Airport Express Line”.
DMRC said in a statement on Friday that the last metro train will depart from terminal stations of Airport Express Line (New Delhi to Dwarka Sector 21), Red Line (Shaheed Sthal New Bus Adda to Rithala), Yellow Line (Samaypur Badli to HUDA City Centre), Green Line (Inderlok/Kirti Nagar to Brigadier Hoshiar Singh), Violet Line (Kashmere Gate to Raja Nahar Singh Ballabhgarh), Pink Line (Majlis Park to Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake to Shiv Vihar) and Magenta Line (Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden) at 10 pm on October 27 instead of the usual 11 pm.
Delhi Metro spans nearly 350 km, having over 250 metro stations and nine color-coded lines.