Republic Day 2023: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has taken a big decision to provide free ride for the passengers traveling by Metro on the occasion of 74th Republic Day. On this year’s 74th Republic Day, passengers will get a chance to travel in metros for free.
This service will be provided by Delhi Metro to invitees to the 74th Republic Day celebrations from Central Secretariat or Udyog Bhawan or Mandi House metro stations only to reach the venue.
DMRC said that persons having bonafide e-invitation cards, e-tickets to attend 74th Republic Day celebrations on duty path on January 26, 2023, Delhi Metro will issue them tickets (coupons) free of cost from their metro stations .
DMRC says that e-ticket holders can collect these tickets (coupons) from the metro station from where they wish to travel to the venue by showing their original e-invite card. After this they can exit from Central Secretariat or Udyog Bhawan or Mandi House metro stations. Free travel service will be provided to reach the venue only on the duty path.
Will be able to get out of station through coupon
After the conclusion of Republic Day celebrations, these e-ticket holders can again enter only from Central Secretariat or Udyog Bhawan or Mandi House metro station and exit from the originating metro station of Delhi Metro by showing the same ticket (coupon) . These coupons for travel will be issued on January 26, 2023 between 4:30 am to 8:00 am only. However, through these coupons, exit will be allowed till 2:00 pm on January 26, 2023.
Must carry photo ID card with you DMRC has also said that those who want to use this facility, they are required to carry a photo identity card issued by the government and show this identity to the officials at the metro station to get the free coupon. To meet the expected additional rush at Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan and Mandi House Metro stations, DMRC will deploy additional Customer Facilitation Agents/Staff at these stations. Parking facility will also be open for their convenience.