Delhi Metro train services to remain suspended till March 31
New Delhi : After Indian Railways suspended operation of all passenger trains till March 31, the Delhi Metro services have also been suspended till the same date.
This comes after India registered a sudden spike in the number of coronavirus cases on the Janta Curfew day. The total number of positive cases in India rose to 341 with two new deaths one in Mumbai and another in Bihar.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra has also announced suspension of all local trains, monrails and metro trains till March 31.
Suburban local train services on both Central and Western Railway shall also remain cancelled till March 31 which includes Mumbai local train service as well. The train services will be suspended from Sunday midnight.
In a circular, the railway board; apex body of all zonal railways has stated that suburban trains shall totally be cancelled from 12 am of March 22 till 12 am of March 31.
"Suburban trains shall be continued with bare minimum level till 12 am on Sunday. Thereafter all suburban trains and trains of metro railway, Kolkatta shall be totally cancelled from 12.00 am of 22.03.2020 to 12.200 am of 31.03.2020." states the circular.