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Delhi Metro services disrupted for over an hour due to technical snag; commuters face problems on Bhai Dooj

New Delhi: 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.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

"Pantograph of a train got entangled in Overhead Equipment (OHE) between Rajiv Chowk and RK Ashram section on down line (going from Dwarka towards Noida) around 9.20 am," an official of the Delhi Metro said.

The OHE team undertook the restoration work and removed the train from service at 10.05 am.

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.

Updated Date: Oct 21, 2017 16:27 PM

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