The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said that the metro services will run as usual on August 15, Independence Day. However the entry and the exit at four station will be from a specified gate- Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Delhi Gate and ITO, for security issues.
“Metro services will be available from 4.30 am tomorrow from Escorts Mujesar-Kashmere Gate to facilitate movement of people,” senior DMRC official said. “The first passenger service will start from Escorts Mujesar at 4.30 am and trains will be available at a frequency of 15 minutes till 6 am, and then services will be resumed as per normal time table,” he added.
“Additional ticket counters will be opened at Lal Quila and Jama Masjid metro stations, to facilitate people at Lal Quila station on August 15, along with deployment of additional staff for guiding people due to rush after the event,” he also said.
The DMRC also said that the parking facilities of all the metro stations will be closed from 6 AM to 2 PM on Tuesday due to security reasons.