Delhi, June 25: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is soon to undertake a “planned track maintenance work” following which, the commuters are likely to face delay in Metro services on Violet Line.
“The DMRC will be undertaking planned track maintenance work at one of the reversal sides of trains at Kashmere Gate station for a period of around one week. Due to this, frequency of trains may witness slight variation during this period.” a DMRC statement read.
The update was also broadcast on Delhi Metro’s Twitter handle and Facebook page.
A Metro spokesperson stressed that the change in the frequency of trains will not cause any major delay. “Although regular maintenance work of tracks and trains is carried out by the Metro on all of its lines after business hours, certain inspections can be carried out only when the train is in service to ensure optimal efficiency,” a senior official explained.
Violet Line links Kashmere Gate in north Delhi to Ballabhgarh via Faridabad in Haryana. It is 40.35km stretch that gets a daily ridership of over 6 lakh passengers.