On the occasion of 68th Republic day, Delhi Metro services will be partially curtailed as a part of security arrangement. If you are going to travel or take the metro for your journey these are few important thing that you should keep in mind.
ITO Metro Station on violet line (ITO-Escort Mujesar) will remain close from 9:30 am to 12 pm.
According to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, the entry and exit at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan Metro stations will remain closed from 6 are until 12 noon.
At Patel Chowk and Lok Kalyan Marg (erstwhile Race Course) Metro stations, entry and exit will remain closed from 8.45am to 12 noon.
In addition to the information given by DMRC earlier, which said that metro services on Yellow Line (HUDA City Centre-Samaypur Badli) and Blue Line (Vaishali and Noida City Centre-Dwarka Sector 21) will be partially curtailed on January 26.
For commuters using Blue Line, the transporter said: "The train services will be stopped at Mandi House and Pragati Maidan Metro stations during the period when parade passes under Tilak Bridge. However, the actual time of stoppage of train movement will be on receipt of directions from New Delhi Police Control Room."
It issued special directions for the Beating Retreat ceremony also, which is going to be held on January 29.
"Metro services at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro stations (HUDA City Centre -Samaypur Badli) will not be available from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m," the DMRC said for the Sunday ceremony adding that services will be normal after 6.30 p.m.
The interchange of trains from the Central Secretariat station will be allowed in working hours on both the days.
However, all Metro parking lots will also remain closed from 6 a.m. on January 25 until 2 p.m. on January 26.