Delhi Metro Phase-III services to start at 6 am on June 16 for UPSC exam

Metro train services on Phase-III sections, which usually begin at 8 am on Sundays, will begin at 6 am on June 16
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In view of the upcoming Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced that train services on Phase-III sections will be available from 6 am on Sunday, June 16.

Metro train services on Phase-III sections, which usually begins at 8 am on Sundays, will begin at 6 am on June 16, Anuj Dayal, the DMRC's Principal Executive Director (Corporate Communication), said today, Friday, June 14.

This arrangement is being made to facilitate the candidates appearing for the Civil Services (Prelim) examination held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), according to a report by PTI.

The Phase-III sections include trains running between:

Dilshad Garden-Shaheed Sthal

Noida City Centre-Noida Electronic City

Mundka-Brigadier Hoshiar Singh

Badarpur Border-Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh)

Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar

Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden

Dhansa Bus Stand-Dwarka.

Metro services on the other sections will run as per their normal schedule from 6 am onwards, Dayal said.

On Thursday, June 13, the National Capital Regional Transport Corporation (NCRTC) said that the Namo Bharat train services will be available from 6 am to 10 pm on Sunday in view of the upcoming UPSC examination.

The NCRTC has taken the decision to start the services from 6 am instead of 8 am in order to facilitate the candidates appearing for the examination at centres located around the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor.

Currently, the Namo Bharat trains operate on the RRTS corridor from Sahibabad to Modi Nagar North in Ghaziabad.

There are various educational institutions around the operating section of Namo Bharat, where different competitive examinations are frequently held.

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