Delhi: Services on the yellow line of Delhi Metro were delayed this morning, i.e., February 26, 2022, between 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Due to this hindrance, commuters had to wait for a longer time to board the trains and were seen crowded outside the stations.
This morning, DMRC shared a tweet citing that because of technical reasons, services are to be hampered from Kashmere gate to Patel chowk. This delay resulted in office goers and students getting late for work and college.
Yellow line update— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I कृपया मास्क पहनें (@OfficialDMRC) February 26, 2022
Delay in services from Kashmere Gate to Patel Chowk.
Normal service on all other lines.
CitySpidey talked to a few people who were affected by this delay in metro services.
Parmeet Singh (50), working with a media company, shared, “At 9:10 a.m. I was at Guru Tegh Bahadur station and my metro stopped in between for almost 15 minutes. Later, on Vishwavidyalaya metro station, everyone was requested to get off the train and choose some other mode of transport. I had to take an auto to reach my office.”
Ashok Kumar (24), an IT professional and a daily metro commuter shared, “I was so frustrated and sweaty in the metro due to the crowd. Due to delay in services, there was a huge crowd in and out of the station. No other public transport was available around the metro station. Also, there was an unexpected increase in the fair of auto and taxies.”
Ashnoor Kaur (21) while visiting her college, also experienced a delay. She says, “I missed my morning lecture. A lot of students coming from South Delhi have gone through the same experience. There was no chance of services to resume on time so I took the bus to my college.”
Aditya(25), a writer in Delhi shared, “I was already late for my office today and this metro delay only added to it. I informed in my office that I'll get late. Even when I got off the metro station, it was struggle to reach office. No online can service was accepting the booking, the auto drivers were quotes very high prices."
Now the situation has become normal and DMRC has tweeted about the restored services. Delhi Metro has also informed all the commuters about the scheduled track maintenance work at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station on the morning of 27th February 2022.
To undertake the scheduled track maintenance work at Rajiv Chowk Metro station, train services on the morning of 27th February 2022 (Sunday) will remain suspended between Kashmere Gate and Rajiv Chowk section from the start of revenue services till 06.30 AM.— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I कृपया मास्क पहने (@OfficialDMRC) February 25, 2022
Due to technical reasons, our helpline service 155370 is not available at present. We regret the inconvenience caused. We can be reached on firstname.lastname@example.org— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I कृपया मास्क पहनें (@OfficialDMRC) February 26, 2022