Republic Day 2019 Parade: Elaborate traffic arrangements and restrictions have been put in place in Delhi for smooth conduct of the Republic Day parade that starts from Vijay Chowk and culminates at Red Fort grounds. The Delhi Traffic Police has issued specific advisory for Metro commuters too. The Delhi Metro advisory says services will be partially curtailed on Saturday, 26th January as part of the security arrangements for the Republic Day.
While Metro Rail services will be available for commuters at all Metro stations during the Republic Day Parade on 26th January, boarding and de-boarding will not be permitted at some of the stations during a particular duration. These stations are Kendriya Sachivalaya, Udyog Bhawan, Lok Kalyan Marg (Race Course ) and Patel Chowk on Metro Line 2 (HUDA City Centre – Samaypur Badli).
According to the Delhi Metro advisory, the Metro stations on Line-6 — ITO, Delhi Gate, Lal Quila, Jama Masjid — will remain open throughout the day, but certain entry/exit gates at these stations will remain closed from start of revenue services till 12 noon, according to a statement issued by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). These stations are ITO (Gate No. 3, 4 & 6), Delhi Gate (Gate No. 1, 4 & 5), Lal Quila (Gate No. 4) and Jama Masjid (Gate No. 3 & 4).
Besides, all Metro parking lots will remain closed from 6 AM on 25 January to 2 PM on 26 January as part of the security arrangements.
Republic Day 2019 boarding/de-boarding restrictions schedule for Metro stations
Kendriya Sachivalaya: From 5 am to 12 noon on 26th January.
Udyog Bhawan: From 5 AM till 12 Noon on 26.01.19.
Lok Kalyan Marg (Race Course ): From 8.45 AM to 12 noon on 26.01.19.
Patel Chowk: From 8.45 AM to 12 noon on 26.01.19.