New Delhi: Delhi Metro services will be partially curtailed on January 26 due to security arrangements for Republic Day as part of which four stations in the vicinity of Rajpath will down shutters in the morning hours.
The stations are Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Patel Chowk and Race Course. In addition to that, all metro parking lots will also remain closed from 6 AM on January 25 till 2 PM on January 26, DMRC said
"Entry and exit at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan stations will remain closed from 6 AM to 12 PM. Patel Chowk and Race Course Metro stations' entry and exit will remain closed from 8.45 AM to 12 PM," a DMRC statement said.
Central Secretariat station will only be used for interchange of passengers between Line 2 (Yellow Line) and Line 6 (Violet Line) during that period.
Services on Line 3/4 (Blue Line) will also be affected, tentatively from 10.45 AM to 11.45 AM, as trains will be stopped at Mandi House and Pragati Maidan stations during the period when the Republic Day parade passes under Tilak Bridge.
"Actual time of stoppage of train movement will be on receipt of directions from Police Control Room. During this period, trains will be run in three short loops on this corridor i.e. Noida City Centre to Indraprastha, Vaishali to Yamuna Bank and Dwarka Sector 21 to Barakhamba Road," DMRC said.