Delhi Metro commuters faced a harrowing time again on Wednesday when a technical snag affected services on a line, causing trains to run slow and halt for several minutes at many stations resulting in overcrowding.
A proposal to set up Delhi`s first `Open Jail` at Baprola in Dwarka, which has been gathering dust for over a decade, is now back on the table with the concept being discussed at a top level meeting attended by Chief Secretary recently.
Delhi Metro commuters faced a tough time Tuesday morning as a snag hit services on the Blue Line from Dwarka Sector-21 to Noida City Centre/Vaishali, causing trains to run slow and halt for long at many stations, resulting in overcrowding, an official said.
The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) on Tuesday gave the mandatory safety clearance to the Central Secretariat – Mandi House metro line, the first section of Delhi Metro`s third phase, which will get operational from June 26.
The Delhi High Court today sought responses from the city government, DDA and Delhi Jal Board on a PIL seeking immediate measures to ensure adequate water supply to Dwarka area in the national capital.