Delhi Metro to run extra train trips on Wednesday night for cricket fans

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today said it would run extra trips tomorrow night beyond the normal timings of the last passenger services to facilitate spectators of the first T20 cricket match between India and New Zealand to be played at the Feroz Shah Stadium.
“It is expected that spectators may use the Metro for commuting to their destination after the match is over around 11 PM. The nearest Metro stations from Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium are ITO and Delhi Gate (Line-6), Mandi House and Pragati Maidan (Line -3/4) and Chandni Chowk (Line-2) where crowds are expected. Therefore, to facilitate spectators at these stations after the match, trains will be running beyond normal hours of closing performing extra trips,” a press release from DMRC said.
The release said the last train service on the night of November 1-2 would be at 00.05 am from Dilshad Garden and 00.10 am from Rithala (Line 1); at 00.15 am from Samaypur Badli and 11.30 pm from HUDA City Centre (Line 2); 11.55 pm from Noida City Centre, 11.50 pm from Vaishali, 11.05 pm for Noida City Centre from Dwarka Sector 21 and 11.15 pm for Vaishali from Dwarka Sector 21  (Line 3-4); 00.15 am from Mundka for Kirti Nagar and 00.05 am for Inderlok, and 00.50 am from Kirti Nagar and 00.45 am from Inderlok (Line 5); and 00.10 am from Kashmere Gate and 11.15 pm from Escorts Mujesar (Line 6).
“The additional train trips beyond normal timings are planned in such a way that they will provide connecting service to all directions from interchange stations of Kashmere Gate, Rajiv Chowk, Kirti Nagar, Inder Lok and Mandi House.
“Additional pre-vended token counters and staff will also be deployed at Delhi Gate Metro station for facilitating passengers on the night of November 1,” the release added.


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