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Free metro ride for commuters to attend I-day at Red Fort

PTI 14 Aug 2014, 20:55:27 PM IST
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New Delhi: Those who want to attend the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort tomorrow can avail of free metro ride.

Delhi Metro services will start as early as 4:30 am tomorrow and complimentary travel coupons will be provided to commuters from all stations to Kashmere Gate and Chandni Chowk who will be travelling to attend the Independence day function at the Red Fort.

"We aim to facilitate and encourage more and more people to be able to reach the venue in time and attend the Independence day celebrations," a DMRC spokesperson said.

Complimentary travel coupons will be available with the customer care official and those commuters who will be taking the metro to reach the Red Fort can ask for this coupon for a free ride.

"These complimentary coupons will be made available for passengers getting down at Kashmere Gate and Chandni Chowk station to attend the Independence day celebrations at the Red Fort from 4:30 am to 8 am from all station except the airport line," the spokesperson said.

Entry and exit from all stations will be as per usual schedule and no restrictions will be imposed. Trains will also be running as per schedule, starting from 4:30 am.

However, metro parking lots will remain closed from 6 pm today till 2 pm tomorrow.