Metro to be disrupted on R-Day, Beating Retreat ceremony

As per instructions from the Delhi Police, the services of Delhi Metro will be partially disrupted on Republic Day and the January 29 (Beating Retreat Ceremony) as part of the security arrangements for the Republic Day celebrations.

Metro schedules of line 2 (HUDA City Centre – Jahangirpuri), line 3 (Noida City Centre – Dwarka Sector 21), line 4 (Yamuna Bank to Vaishali) and line 6 (Central Secretariat - Badarpur) have been partially changed.

“On Republic Day, Rajiv Chowk, Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, and Race Course Metro stations will remain closed from 6 am up to 12.30 pm on line 2. While Rajiv Chowk station will only be used for interchange of passengers between line 2 and line 3, the Central Secretariat station will only be used for connecting line 2 and line 6. Similarly, the Metro trains will not stop at Patel Chowk, Udyog Bhawan and Race Course during this period,” a DMRC spokesperson said.

On line 3, Dwarka Sector 21 – Noida City Centre and Line 4, Vaishali to Yamuna Bank, Rajiv Chowk, Barakhamba Road, Mandi House and Pragati Maidan Metro stations will be closed from 6 am up to 12.30 pm.

Moreover, trains will be run in three short loops on these corridors: Noida City Centre to Indraprastha, Vaishali to Yamuna Bank and Dwarka Sector 21 to Rajiv Chowk. Revenue services will be available up to R K Ashram Marg only.

On Central Secretariat - Badarpur line , Khan Market and Central Secretariat stations will remain closed from 6 am up to 12.30 pm and revenue services will be available from Badarpur to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Central Secretariat will be used only as an interchange with line 2.

Beating Retreat ceremony

On January 29, on the occasion of Beating Retreat, Metro services on line 2 (HUDA City Centre - Jahangirpuri) and line 6 (Central Secretariat - Badarpur) will be shut from 3 pm to 6.30 pm. On line 2, the Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan stations will remain closed during this period.

However, interchange of passengers from line 2 to line 6 and vice versa will be allowed.

On line 6, revenue services will be available only from Badarpur to Khan Market. As mentioned earlier, interchange facility will be available at Central Secretariat.

Parking to remain closed

In addition, all Metro parking lots will remain closed for 24 hours from 2 pm on January 25 to 2 pm on Republic Day as part of the security measures.

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