New Delhi, July 14: The Delhi Metro's Magenta Line on Sunday faced a technical glitch leading to disruption of train services and leaving many commuters stranded in stations for over 20 minutes. "There is a single line train movement between R.K. Puram and Kalkaji temporarily," the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted. Delhi Metro Given Grant of Over Rs 400 Crore in Union Budget 2019.
According to the DMRC, train services were temporarily being run between two loops - Jankapuri West and R.K. Puram metro stations, and Botanical Garden and Kalkaji metro stations. Many passengers expressed their anger over the disruption and launched scathing attacks on DMRC through their Twitter accounts for the department's choice to make the alert on the microblogging website and not on the platforms.
Magenta Line Update
Due to a technical issue, train services will be run in following loops temporarily:
1) Between Janakpuri West & R K Puram
2) Between Botanical Garden & Kalkaji
There is single line train movement between R K Puram & Kalkaji temporarily.
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (@OfficialDMRC) July 14, 2019
One angry commuter Mukund Sharma replied to the DMRC tweet, saying: "You (DMRC) update on Twitter. Do you think that everybody keep checking tweets?"
Another commuter, Parikshit tweeted: "I have been waiting at R.K. Puram metro station for the last 20 minutes." One Naresh Kushwaha said that DMRC officials should at least make announcements in the stations.