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Delhi Metro Services To Begin From 4 am During G20 Summit

Ahead of the G20 Summit, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Wednesday announced that from September 8-10, train services will begin at 4 am.

“For the upcoming G-20 Summit to be held in Delhi on 9th and 10th September 2023, the Delhi Metro train services will start from 04:00 AM from terminal stations of all Lines for three days that is from 8th to 10th September 2023,” DMRC said in a statement.

The metro trains will run with a frequency of 30 minutes on all lines till 6 am and after 6 am, metro trains will run as per the normal timetable throughout the day on all lines.

“All Metro stations will remain open for the general public during this period (September 8-10) except Supreme Court Metro Station where no boarding/deboarding of passengers will be allowed on September 9-10 due to security constraints,” said Anuj Dayal, Principal Executive Director, Corporate Communications, DMRC.

“However, as and when directed by the security agencies, entry/exit at some stations may be regulated for a brief period in the New Delhi district on the 9th and 10th of September to facilitate the movement of VVIP delegations,” DMRC said.

Dayal said, “Parking at all Metro stations will also continue to remain available as usual except for three Metro stations falling in the New Delhi district. Parking at these three stations namely, Supreme Court, Patel Chowk and Rama Krishna Ashram Marg will remain closed from 4 am of September 8 till 12 PM of September 11.”

In view of this prestigious G-20 summit being held in the national capital, Delhi Metro also appeals to its passengers to extend all possible cooperation in the smooth running of the Metro services and follow the instructions of station staff and guidelines issued by the authorities from time to time without falling prey to rumours.

For regular updates regarding Metro services, passengers are advised to follow DMRC’s official social media handles @officialDMRC on X (formerly Twitter), Facebook and Instagram including the ‘Delhi Metro Rail’ App and website Passengers are also advised to use the ‘DMRC Travel’ App for instant booking of QR tickets for travel in Metro eliminating the need to go to ticket counters/stand in queue. (ANI)

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Yamuna Bank Metro Station Open, Informs DMRC

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Sunday informed that the entry and exit gates at the Yamuna Bank Metro station have been opened as the waterlogging situation in the area has improved.

‘Entry and exit at Yamuna Bank Metro Station are now open’, DMRC shared in a tweet.

The entry and exit at Yamuna Bank Metro Station were closed on July 13 after the approach road leading to the station became inaccessible due to the rising water levels in the Yamuna.

However, the interchange facility was available and services on the Blue Line were running as normal, as per the DMRC.

Meanwhile, according to the data shared by the Central Water Commission on their portal, the water level of the Yamuna River dropped to 205.95 metres at 10 am on Sunday.

It was recorded at 206.02 metres at 8 am on Sunday.

Further, according to officials, the water level of Yamuna is likely to fall below the danger mark in the next few hours. The Yamuna River in Delhi crossed the danger mark of 205.33 metres at 5 pm on July 10.

Further, the water level on the stretch of road from Majnu Ka Tila to Kashmere Gate has started to recede. The same comes as a huge respite for locals in the area, who had been marooned over the last few days due to excessive flooding due to record rainfall and the release of water into the Yamuna. (ANI)

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Delhi Metro Commuters Can Carry Two Sealed Alcohol Bottles On All Routes

Metro users in all Delhi routes will now be able to carry sealed bottles of alcohol at par with the provisions already available on its Airport Express Line.

As per a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) release, two sealed bottles of alcohol per person are now allowed to be carried on the Delhi Metro.
This decision comes after a committee comprising officials from Central Industrial Security Force (the force responsible for guarding metro facilities) and DMRC reviewed the earlier order. As per an earlier order, carrying alcohol was banned in the metro except on the Airport Express Line.

However, drinking alcohol inside metro premises is strictly prohibited.

“Metro passengers are requested to maintain proper decorum while traveling. In case, any passenger is found behaving in an indecent manner under the influence of alcohol, suitable action shall be taken under the relevant provisions of law,” the DMRC release said. (ANI)

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DMRC To Increase Speed Of Airport Line To 100 KMPH

The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) will increase the operational speed of the Airport Express Line from 80 kmph to 100 kmph from Wednesday.

The test run will take place at 1 pm on Wednesday on the Airport Express Line from New Delhi Metro Station to Dwarka Sector-21 Metro Station to demonstrate the enhanced speed.
Media persons are also invited to the test.

According to officials, the move to increase the speed will bring down the travel time between the New Delhi and IGI Airport stations from 19 minutes by around a couple of minutes.

According to officials, DMRC has plans to increase the operational speed of the line, which will bring down the travel time between the two stations to around 15 minutes. (ANI)

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