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Delhi's Transport on Tuesday wrote to Mangu Singh, asking him to ensure that city-state's transport is informed about any disruption in

Referring to the disruption in on Tuesday, Gehlot's office stated that "such incidents must be reported by to (Transport) immediately in future."

"Secondly, the must inform the commuters about such incidents immediately through their handle. Thirdly, responsibility needs to be fixed for today's incident."

"Fourthly, remedial steps should be taken. Lastly, details of all the break-downs of since 2011 along with their reasons must be furnished," the minister's office further stated.

on Metro's Line from Samaypur Badli to were disrupted on Tuesday due to a technical glitch, affecting thousands of passengers.

Metro train operations were disrupted due to an overhead electric cable fault between Chattarpur and Sultanpur on the line.

Two trains were stuck for close to one hour and thirty minutes on this stretch. The trains got stuck at 9.27 am in the morning and the evacuation process started at 9.45 am after a tweet made by a metro commuter.

The evacuation of the respective trains was completed by 11.10 am and 11.27 am.

The Line is one of the busiest lines in the Metro network, ferrying thousands of passengers from to neighbouring Gurgaon in

The route measures almost 49 km and has a total of 37 stations. It connects Samaypur Badli in north Delhi to in Gurugram.

The stretch connects prominent areas such as Delhi University, and Old Delhi Railway Stations, INA Market, AIIMS and Hauz Khas.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 21 2019. 19:01 IST
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