Commuters travelling on the Blue Line of Delhi Metro — which is one of the busiest routes — faced a harrowing time on Wednesday, after a ‘rare’ technical snag hit the services of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. The problem persisited till reports last came in late on Wednesday night.
A senior official of the DMRC said Metro officials at the control room were intermittently losing sight and control of the trains. With trains going off the radar of the Operations Control Centre, services had to be controlled locally and manually. This resulted in bunching and holding up of trains at various stations from around 3pm on Wednesday, the official said.
As the day passed, social networking sites were flooded with posts from passengers who complained that they were held up in the Metro trains for ‘almost an hour’. Read More
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