Delhi Metro operations affected for third time in a day

07:04 PM Oct 15, 2019 |
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New Delhi: Normal services were affected on a section of Delhi Metro's Blue Line on Tuesday, making it the third time in a day that operations have been affected across the network.

According to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), there was a "delay in service" from Janakpuri West to Dwarka Sector 21 stretch. "Blue Line Update -- Delay in service from Janakpuri West to Dwarka Sector 21," the DMRC tweeted.

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However, after some time, the metro train operator said that operations have resumed and requested commuters to allow some extra time for the bunching of trains to clear.

"Blue Line Update -- Normal service has resumed. Please allow some extra time for the bunching of trains to clear," the DMRC said in a follow-up tweet. Normal services were reported on all other lines.

Earlier in the day, a 40-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping on the road from the railing at Uttam Nagar East Metro Station on the Blue Line.

Police had rushed him a hospital where the doctor declared him brought dead. The deceased was identified as Rajiv and was said to be a resident of Uttam Nagar in west Delhi.

There was a delay in services reported between Qutub Minar and Huda City Centre section of the Yellow Line, affecting hundreds of passengers during morning peak-hour.

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