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Airport metro to run all night on Christmas eve

Last Updated: Friday, December 23, 2011 - 11:51

New Delhi: To cater to Delhi residents attending the midnight mass in central Delhi's Sacred Heart Cathedral on Christmas eve, the Delhi Metro's Airport Express line will run through the night Dec 24, an official said Thursday.

"The midnight mass goes on till 3 a.m. with this line operating all night, the travellers will get a safe and comfortable option," said a spokesperson of Reliance Infrastructure, which operates the line.

"We have also arranged for bus service at the Dwarka Sector-21 station which will ferry passengers during the night," added the official.

According to Reliance, the celebrations will continue all through the week with the metro trains and station getting decorated soon.

"School kids will get free train trips and refreshments while Santa Claus will distribute sweets to kids in the trains and station," said the official.

"Budding talents from the south campus colleges are also coming to perform musical shows during the week and street play groups will also perform at the Shivaji stadium station," added the spokesperson.

The trains will run at an interval of 20 minutes.

IANS

First Published: Friday, December 23, 2011 - 11:51
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