Delhi Metro: Technical snag affects services on Blue Line
Services were affected for nearly 30 minutes on Delhi Metro's Blue Line today due to a technical snag in a train, which was later removed from service. "Train services on Line-3 upline (towards Dwarka) were affected from 2:55 to 3:20 pm due to sudden applicability of emergency brakes in a train between Karol Bagh and Rajendra Place stations," a DMRC official said. Here's more.
The Blue Line or Line-3/4 connects Dwarka Sector-21 to Noida City Center/Vaishali. After troubleshooting, the train was moved to Rajendra Place station where passengers were deboarded and the train was "removed from service" for further investigation, the official said. "This resulted in bunching of trains on the upline during this period. Services are now running normal," the official added.
The Blue Line has faced several snags in the past few months. Services were briefly affected due to a technical snag near Rajouri Garden station on July 23. Thousands of commuters had late March faced hardship when services on the line were hit for nearly 90 minutes due to a technical snag in overhead electrification between Karol Bagh and RK Ashram stations.