Services on Delhi Metro's Magenta line to be affected for second consecutive day due to 'maintenance issue'

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 July 2019, 08:23 AM
The Magenta line comprises of 16 stations with several interchanges. (File Photo)
The Magenta line comprises of 16 stations with several interchanges. (File Photo)

Services on the Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line will be affected for the second consecutive day due to some technical snag. Taking to twitter, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) informed that trains will be running with restricted speed between Palam and Sadar Bazar cantonment.

Yesterday, the trains on the affected 700m stretch between Palam & Sadar Bazar Cantt stations were running with a restricted speed of 10 KMPH. About the snag, DMRC added, “This is being necessitated as a precautionary measure due to a civil maintenance issue. Please allow extra time in your commute.”

The Magenta line of the Delhi metro connects Delhi’s Janakpuri West station to Botanical Garden in Noida. Yesterday at around 7 am, the passengers going to Terminal 1 of IGI Airport faced problem.

The Magenta line comprises of 16 stations with several interchanges; for example, at Hauz Khas for yellow line and at Janakpuri West for blue line.

Earlier in a statement, DMRC added that services ran on a single line (the up line) between Janakpuri West and Sadar Bazar Cantonment section from 6 a.m. to 8:18 a.m.

Famously known as 'Knowledge Corridor', the Magenta line connects four universities of the NCR region. The Jawaharlal Nehru University and Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, Jamia Milia Islamia University and Amity University are connected by Delhi Metro’s Magenta line.

First Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 08:21 AM
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