Delhi Metro Timing and Schedule on Holi: Delhi Metro services will be curtailed till 2:29 pm on the day of Holi 2019 on March 21. The announcement has been made in this regard by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday. Further, the metro feeder bus service will began operations from 2:00 PM.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) announced the information on its Twitter handle that “On Holi (21 March 2019), metro services will not be available till 2:30 PM on all Lines of the Delhi Metro. Additionally, metro feeder bus service will also begin operations from 2:00 PM on the same day.”
The Airport Line, that connects New Delhi railway station to the Indira Gandhi Airport, is also scheduled to start operating after 2.30 PM, while services on the Noida-Greater metro rails (Aqua Line), which falls under the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) will be available after 2:00 PM.
Metro feeder bus services will also not be available till 2:00 PM and will run as per schedule thereafter on Thursday.
On Holi (21 March 2019), metro services will not be available till 2:30 PM on all Lines of the Delhi Metro. Additionally, metro feeder bus service will also begin operations from 2:00 PM on the same day.
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (@OfficialDMRC) March 19, 2019
This year Holi will be celebrated on Thursday March 21, 2019 all over the world with Holika Dahan preceding the festival on the night of March 20. Holi is an hindu spring festival known as the “festival of colours” or the “festival of love”, the festival signifies victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s first ever stretch was inaugurated on 24 December 2002 by the then Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The first installation was 8.3 km and it ran between Shahdara and Tis Hazari. The construction of the latest Phase IV has recently been approved and as it stands today, the completion could take up to 2024. Another new line, Indigo, is said to be introduced.
The Delhi Metro is India’s second oldest metro after the Kolkata Metro and with a spread of more than 300 km, it is among the top ten longest metro systems of the world.