First coach of train to be reserved for women only in all lines (except line-1) of Delhi Metro from Jan 1


New Delhi, Dec 31 In order to ensure more convenience to commuters and maintain uniformity among all the Metro stations across the DMRC network, the first coach in the moving direction of the train will be the women coach with effect from January 1, 2019 on all Lines except Line-1 where it will be introduced once it is extended upto Ghaziabad shortly.

”Till now, the first and the last coach at the terminal stations of Line 1(Red Line-Dilshad Garden to Rithala), Line 5 (Green Line- Inderlok/Kirti Nagar to Brig. Hoshiar Singh), Line 6 (Violet Line- Kashmere Gate to Raja Nahar Singh), Line 7(Pink Line- Majlis Park to Mayur Vihar Pkt-1 & Trilokpuri-Sanjay Lake to Shiv Vihar) and Line 8 (Magenta Line- Botanical Garden to Janakpuri West)) were alternately used as Ladies Coach in the UP & Down Lines respectively,” a DMRC spokesperson said.

Necessary announcements in the trains and stations regarding this will be made to ensure smooth transition to the new arrangement. Also, the floor graphics and the ‘Women Only’ hanging signages are being removed and fixed at all the stations of these Lines.

On rest of the Corridors (Line 2 & Line-3/4), the first coach on both UP and DOWN directions was already used as the ‘Women Only’ coach and will continue to remain so.

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