New Delhi: Delhi Metro services will be affected on March 8, on the occasion of Holi. According to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the metro service will be available partially.
A section of Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line will remain closed till the end of operational hours on March 8 for scheduled maintenance work, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said on Tuesday.
Delhi Metro services will begin from 2:30 pm on Wednesday on all lines, officials had earlier said.
“While all metro services will start from 2:30 pm on March 8 (Wednesday) on account of Holi, one section between Rajiv Chowk and Central Secretariat on Yellow Line (Line-2 i.e., Samaypur Badli to HUDA City Centre) will continue to remain closed till the end of operational hours on March 8 for scheduled maintenance work,” the DMRC said in a statement.
DMRC on Monday tweeted, “On the day of the ‘Holi’ festival, i.e., 8th March, 2023 (Wednesday), Metro services will not be available till 14.30 hrs (2:30 PM) on all lines of Delhi Metro including Rapid Metro/Airport Express Line.”
Passengers using the Yellow Line from the Huda City Centre side will be able to travel only up to Central Secretariat metro station. Similarly, passengers travelling from the other end of the Yellow Line — Samaypur Badli — will only be able to go up to Rajiv Chowk metro station.
The DMRC advised passengers to use alternative routes for onward travel.