Delhi Metro Train services will be curtailed on Republic day because of precautionary security arrangements affecting regular scheduled timings. According to our sources, on 26th January, Metro services and the metro parking area will remain shut. Delhi Metro Stations are expected to remain sealed during the duration of Republic Day Parade. As per the instructions of Delhi Police, the Metro timings will partially be curtailed on 26th January due to the security measurements on the Republic day celebrations. The commuters may face difficulties while travelling on 25th and 26th January 2018 because of the modified metro schedule.
The schedule of Delhi Metro line -2 from Huda City Centre to Jahangirpuri, Line-3 from Noida City Centre to Dwarka Sector 21, Line-4 Yamuna Bank to Vaishali and Line-6 Mandi House to Badarpur will partially modify for the 26th January 2018. As per the reports, the entry and exit at the Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan Metro station will remain closed from 6 are to 12 pm. And the Central Secretariat Metro station will only be used for interchange of passengers between Line 6 and Line 2. The Mandi house and the Pragati Maidan metro stations will close for the passengers from 10:45 AM up to 12 pm.
Also, the Patel Chowk and the Race Course Metro station entry and exit will remain closed on 26th January 2018 from the morning 08:45 AM to 12:00 pm. On Republic Day 2018, the Delhi Metro train services of the Noida City Centre to Indraprastha, Vaishali to Yamuna Bank, Dwarka Sector 21 to Barakhamba Road will run in three short loops on this corridor from 10:45 AM up to 11:45 AM. Every year on 26th January, India celebrates Republic day which led to the changes in Delhi Metro services from 06:00 AM up to 12:00 pm. So, the passengers who are planning to travel on 26th January from Metro will have to change their plan as the roads and metro routes both will modify because of the security arrangements.