Delhi Metro services affected on Blue Line due to technical snag

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New Delhi | Published: October 21, 2017 2:24:28 PM

Delhi Metro services were disrupted on the Blue Line for over an hour on Saturday as the pantograph of a train got entangled in overhead equipment between Rajiv Chowk and Ramakrishna Ashram station.

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Delhi Metro services were disrupted on the Blue Line for over an hour on Saturday as the pantograph of a train got entangled in overhead equipment between Rajiv Chowk and Ramakrishna Ashram station. The disruption caused problems for many commuters on the day of “Bhai Dooj” festival. “Pantograph of a train got entangled in Overhead Equipment (OHE) between Rajiv Chowk and R.K. Ashram section on down line (going from Dwarka towards Noida) around 9:20 a.m.,” an official of the Delhi Metro said. OHE team undertook the restoration work and removed the train from service at 10:05 a.m. The passengers in the stalled metro rake were evacuated through the emergency gate. Many stations, including Rajiv Chowk, saw massive crowds for over an hour.

(Further details awaited)

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