According to a DMRC official, speed of trains were slowed down as a precautionary measure. (File Photo)
Services were affected on a section of the Delhi Metro’s Blue Line on Thursday night due to some technical issues. The DMRC tweeted about the delay at about 8 pm. “Delay in services between Noida Electronic City and Yamuna Bank. Normal service on all lines,” the DMRC said. Blue Line’s main corridor connects Noida Electronic City to Dwarka Sector 21 in Delhi.
In another tweet, it said, “Normal services resumed at 9:20 pm” on the section.
Earlier in the day, services were briefly affected on a section of?the Red Line of the Delhi Metro due to a minor fire close to railway tracks near Welcome station?on Thursday, officials said.
According to a DMRC official, speed of trains were slowed down as a precautionary measure.
“There was a fire in dry grass near the Indian railway tracks which is close to the Welcome Metro Station. There was slow movement of trains between Shahdara and Shastri Park briefly,” he said.
The services were restored shortly after the fire was doused.
A Delhi Fire Service (DFS) official said a call was received at 1.14 pm and one fire tender was sent to the spot.
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