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INCIDENT REPORT 15/04/16

New Delhi, Dated: 15.04.2016

 

Metro Services on Line-1 (Dilshad Garden to Rithala) were affected today between Kashmere Gate and Dilshad Garden section when a portion of OHE (Over Head Electricity) wire got damaged/broke at four locations between Kashmere Gate and Shastri Park Metro stations on UP line i.e, going from Kashmere Gate towards Dilshad Garden.

 

The train services were mainly affected from 12:37 PM to 05:50 PM between Kashmere Gate and Dilshad Garden section of Line-1. During this period trains were run in two loops on Line-1 i.e,

 

1.    Single line operations were undertaken between Kashmere Gate and Dilshad Garden section on DOWN line to carry the passengers from one end to another, which resulted into availability of trains at a higher interval (around 20 minutes) on the stations falling on this section. 

 

2.    Trains were run in short loop from Tis Hazari to Rithala section of Line-1 during this period. Thus, trains were available as per normal schedule in this section during the above mentioned period.

 

The OHE wire was damaged/broken at four locations between Kashmere Gate and Shastri Park section. In order to ensure that the repair work is undertaken on a priority basis and minimizing the impact of services on Line-1, specialized OHE teams comprising of 5-6 members each rushed to the site immediately form all the maintenance depots of the Delhi Metro (eg. Najafgarh Depot, Sarita Vihar Depot, Shastri Park Depot, Khyber Pass Depot, Sultanpur, Mundka Depot and Yamuna Bank Depot). The idea was to ensure that all teams put up the joint efforts to restore the damaged OHE at all four locations in least possible time.

 

After undertaking the urgent repair work of the affected OHE portion on Up line between Kashmere Gate and Shastri Park stations, the full normalcy also restored between Kashmere Gate and Dilshad Garden section at 05:50 PM.

 

All other lines were unaffected from this incident and train services were running normal.


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