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There is some delay in services Delhi Metro's Blue Line. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC) informed the passengers about the slow movement of trains from Yamuna Bank to Rajouri Garden. " Blue Line Update: Slow movement of trains from Yamuna Bank to Rajouri Garden. Normal service on all other lines," DMRC tweeted.

Delhi Metro's Blue Line services which runs from Dwarka Sector 21 to Noida Electronic City and from Vaishali to Dwarka is the longest line in the national capital's rapid transport system. It is also amongst the busiest route.

"Train services on Line-3/4(Blue) were regulated from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM today between Karol Bagh and Indraprashta section. This was necessitated to undertake the repair of some broken strands of OHE wire between Rajiv Chowk and R K Ashram Metro section (Up Line-going towards Dwarka) which are suspected to be broken due to some foreign material falling on OHE.

"The exact reason shall be worked out during night after completion of train services. As a result, trains were moved in the affected portion with a restricted speed of 5KMPH to avoid damage to the pantographs of the trains, resulting into delay for the following trains. To avoid impact on the entire Blue Line, train movement was regulated intermittently through loops also- between Karol Bagh to Dwarka -21 section and Indraprastha to Noida/Vaishali section. OHE maintenance team carried out the necessary repair work from 3:52 PM to 4:00 PM thereby, normalizing the affected OHE portion. Regular train movement is also restored on entire line since then," said DMRC spokesperson.

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Updated: 05 Feb 2020, 06:02 PM IST
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