Delhi Metro begins bus services for Central Vista visitors after opening | railway news

After the opening of Central Vista on September 9, Delhi Metro will provide bus service to visitors to India Gate and Central Vista. Visitors will be able to take buses from Bhairon Road, according to Anuj Dial, chief executive officer of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). It is indicated that six of these buses will be running on the road, and visitors who want to visit the places can catch the buses by 5 pm and 9 pm. Moreover, the facility will be available for a week.

“Electric buses will be deployed at the pick-up point on Bhairon Road to pick up visitors and drop them off at Gate 1 of the C Hexagon National Stadium, where India Gate and Central Vista can be reached on foot. Earlier on Wednesday, Alap Patel, Deputy Commissioner of Police ( DCP), the ANI agency on diversion and traffic arrangement in the capital.

“In order to facilitate pedestrian safety and to ensure smooth movement of traffic in the New Delhi area, the following road will be diverted from C-Hexagon; Tilak Marg, Purana Koila Rd, Dr Zakir Hussain Marg, Bandara Rd, Shah Jahan Rd, Akbar Rd, Ashoka Rd, Ki J. Marge, and Copernicus Marge”.

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“Otherwise, the following roads and intersections are expected to see heavy traffic during this period; W-Point, Mathura Road, Ashoka Road, Subramanian Bharti Marg, APJ Abdul Kalam Road, Rajesh Pilot Marg, R/A Windsor Place and R/A Claridge Hotel, R/A MLNP, Janpath, Firoz Shah Road, R/A Mandi House, Sikandra Road, Q-Point, Prithvi Raj Road and Akbar Road”.

The DCP also suggested that people not come with private vehicles and use public transportation during the event. “Two parking areas are designated for about 500 and 300 cars respectively. But since huge crowds are expected to turn up at the event, we are suggesting that people not bring their own cars and use DMRC buses and other public transportation.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will open Central Vista on Thursday. Drone shows and cultural programs will also be organized for the public from September 9 to 11. For security purposes, drones will not be permitted near Central Vista on the day of the Prime Minister’s visit. But he will be allowed for the rest of the days.

(with input from ANI)