In his letter, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal referred to the financial model of the Hong Kong Metro and suggested that following it would significantly improve Delhi Metro’s finances and lead to a much lower fare hike. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint
In his letter, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal referred to the financial model of the Hong Kong Metro and suggested that following it would significantly improve Delhi Metro’s finances and lead to a much lower fare hike. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

DMRC announces change in Metro timings for Delhi polls today

  • Delhi Metro services will begin at 4 am on all lines today
  • The trains will run with a frequency of 30 minutes on all the Lines till 6 am

Delhi Elections 2020: Delhi Metro services will begin at 4 am on all lines in Delhi today, 8th February. This is done to facilitate the polling personnel and others to reach their designated duty locations on time. "Election Update, In order to facilitate the polling personnel and others to reach their destinations on time, Delhi Metro services will begin at 4:00 AM on 8 February 2020," Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted.

The trains will run with a frequency of 30 minutes on all the Lines till 6 am. After that, metro will run as per the normal timetable throughout the day on all Lines, DMRC said in a press release.

"The trains will run with a frequency of 30 minutes on all the Lines till 06:00 AM. After 06:00 AM, Metro trains will run as per the normal timetable throughout the day on all Lines, DMRC said.

Usually, the metro starts running from 5.30 in the morning on all the routes.

Over 1.47 crore people will vote for the Delhi Assembly's 70 today ( 8th February). The counting of votes will take place on February 11. The high-voltage campaign for the 'Battle of Delhi' was marked by aggressive blitzkrieg between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress.

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