Metro services to begin at 6 am on all lines on Sunday to facilitate UPSC candidates

The change in timings on Sunday will help a lot many UPSC aspirants in reaching their examination centres on time. Photo : PTI.

In view of Civil Services preliminary examination, metro train services on Sunday (June 2) will begin at 6 am on all corridors, officials said. This arrangement is being made to facilitate candidates appearing for Civil Services (Prelim) Examination held by UPSC this Sunday, a DMRC official said.

Metro train services on Phase-III sections, which usually begin at 8 am on Sundays, will begin at 6 AM on all lines, including the Phase-3 extensions, he said.

Lakhs of aspirants are scheduled to appear for the UPSC preliminary examination that will be held in two sessions.


On regular days, sections like Dilshad Garden–Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda), Jahangirpuri–Samaypur Badli, Noida City Centre–Noida Electronic City, Mundka– Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh, Janakpuri West–Botanical Garden, the services begin at 8 am, while on the rest of the sections, it begins usually at 6 am only, officials said.

Major corridors of the DMRC network include, Yellow Line (Samaypur Badli-Huda City Centre), Blue Line (Dwarka-Noida Electronic City/Vaishali) and Red Line (Dilshand Garden-Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda)).

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