Delhi Metro to begin operations at 2 p.m. on Holi

March 5th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will begin operations only at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.

Services on the six Metro lines that connect various parts of the National Capital Region — Dilshad Garden to Rithala, Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre, Noida City Centre to Dwarka Sec-21, Vaishali to Yamuna Bank, Inderlok to Mundka and Central Secretariat to Badarpur — will not start operating till 2 p.m.

“Metro train services will start only at 2 p.m Thursday and will continue normally thereafter,” Delhi Metro spokesperson Anuj Dayal said in a statement.

Dayal added that the metro feeder bus services that ferry commuters to and from stations would not be available for the entire day Thursday.

Delhi Metro makes over 2,400 trips a day, covering about 70,000 km and carrying around 1.8 million passengers on working days.

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