Minor interlocking issue crops up on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line corridor

PTI

Metros, Delhi

The problem occurred on the 24.82-km-long stretch, which was opened to passengers a day after its inauguration.

The service has proved a big boon for commuters as it has brought the domestic terminal of the city airport on the DMRC network and cut travel time between Noida and Gurgaon by at least 30 minutes. (Photo: File/PTI)

New Delhi: A minor interlocking issue cropped up on May 30 on the newly-inaugurated Kalkaji Mandir-Janakpuri West stretch of the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line, which was resolved quickly, officials said.

The problem occurred on the 24.82-km-long stretch, which was opened to passengers on Tuesday, a day after its inauguration, they said. However, they did not divulge much details, saying it was a "minor issue that was sorted out quickly".

Passenger services on the segment, which has 16 stations -- 14 underground and two elevated -- began from 6 am on Tuesday from Kalkaji Mandir and Janakpuri West stations simultaneously.

The service has proved a big boon for commuters as it has brought the domestic terminal of the city airport on the DMRC network and cut travel time between Noida and Gurgaon by at least 30 minutes. 

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