Left Menu
Development News Edition

Services disrupted on Metro's Magenta line

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 14-07-2019 13:28 IST | Created: 14-07-2019 13:25 IST
Services disrupted on Metro's Magenta line
Image Credit: ANI

Passengers on the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line faced hardship on Sunday as services were disrupted on the corridor for nearly two hours due to some technical issues, officials said. Magenta Line connects Botanical Garden in Noida to Janakpuri West stations in Delhi, both stations being interchanged facilities.

Around 9:30 am, the DMRC tweeted about the snag and disruption in services. "Due to a technical issue, train services will be run in following loops temporarily:1) Between Janakpuri West & R K Puram 2) Between Botanical Garden & Kalkaji," it tweeted.

Officials said trains were operated on a single line between R K Puram and Kalkaji Mandir stations temporarily, adding an exact cause of the snag was being ascertained. In an official statement, DMRC said, "Train services on Line-8 (Magenta) between Kalkaji and R K Puram section were affected today from 8.55 AM to 11 AM due to motoring problem being reported from a train at Chirag Delhi UP platform (going towards Janakpuri West).

It stated that after local troubleshooting measures, the train was withdrawn from service after deboarding its passengers at Chirag Delhi to avoid further delay on the Line and sent to the depot for investigation. "During this period, services were run normally between Janakpuri West and R K Puram section as one loop and Kalkaji Mandir to Botanical Garden section as to another loop. Whereas, connectivity was provided on the affected section between Kalkaji Mandir to R.K. Puram section on single line during the period," it also stated.

Several commuters took to Twitter to share the hassles they faced on the Magenta Line. "In Magenta Line metro at Okhla Vihar station...Train is standing here from last 10 minutes and doing exactly the same at every other station," @iamtuhindixit tweeted.

Around 11 am, the issue was resolved and normal services were resumed, officials said.



Pandemic must be impetus, not obstacle, for clean water access

To make matters worse, there are suspicions that the inadequacy of wastewater treatment methods in California, the rest of the USA, and indeed around the world may help to propagate the disease even more widely. ...

3D printing and the future of manufacturing post COVID-19

The on-demand, customizable, and localized manufacturing of product components facilitated by 3D printing has the potential to redefine manufacturing but there are certain technical, mechanical, and legal limitations that, unless ...

How UK’s 'best prepared' healthcare system failed to gauge COVID-19

The UK is proud of their public health system and its unlike any other country as around 90 percent of British public supports the founding principles of National Health Service. But without accurate data being available to stakeholders in ...

Poor on IHR capacity progress in 2019, WHO says Cambodia tops COVID-19 response

Despite being in proximity to Hubei, the original epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia has reported just 226 confirmed cases and zero deaths. After seeing the data, WHO appreciated Cambodias healthcare information system but experts dou...


Latest News

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Aug 10

The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. HeadlinesSingapore charges Wirecard agent with falsification of accounts httpson.ft.com2Cczkt0 UK critic...

Diamondbacks P Bumgarner (back) set for medical evaluation

Madison Bumgarner is heading back to Arizona for tests on his troublesome back, Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Sunday. The news came after a difficult start for the 31-year-old Bumgarner, who gave up six runs in two innings in a ro...

Australian PM extends lead as country's most preferred leader, poll shows

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has extended his lead as the countrys most preferred leader, a poll showed on Monday, boosted by his governments coronavirus wage subsidy scheme and efforts to contain the spread of the pandemic. A N...

Raptors look for 1st win vs. Bucks in 1-2 battle

The Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks four times in the span of seven days in the Eastern Conference finals last season -- a season that ended with an NBA championship for Toronto. The Raptors, however, have yet to beat the Bucks in two meet...

Give Feedback