Delhi Metro | Photo credit: IANS
New Delhi: In preparation for the Republic Day Parade, elaborate traffic arrangements and restrictions are in place for the smooth running of the parade along the route. Delhi Metro and Delhi Traffic Police have issued traffic advisories for hassle-free journeys for commuters wishing to venture out during the day.
Delhi Metro Train Timetable to Parking Details
Delhi Metro services will be partially reduced at some stations ahead of the Republic Day celebrations on Wednesday. In line with instructions from Delhi Police, metro services will be regulated at some metro stations and car parks will remain closed from 06:00 a.m. on January 25 until 2:00 p.m. on January 26.
Services on Line 2 (HUDA City Center – Samaypur Badli) of the Delhi Metro will be partially restricted on Wednesday due to security arrangements for the Republic Day celebrations.
The entrance and exit of Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro stations will remain closed from the start of tax services until noon.
The central secretariat station will only be used for the exchange of passengers between line 2 and line 6.
The entrance and exit to Patel Chowk and Lok Kalyan Marg metro stations will remain closed from 8.45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Republic Day Parade 2022: Details of road traffic diversions
In order to facilitate the smooth passage of the Republic Day Parade 2022, no traffic on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate will be permitted until the end of the parade.
No traffic on Rajpath is allowed at Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road until the end of the parade.
‘C’-Hexagon-India Gate closed to traffic until the parade crosses Tilak Marg.
Traffic was closed from 4am today on Tilak Marg, BSZ Marg and Subhash Marg. Cross traffic will only be permitted depending on the movement of the parade.
The following routes will remain open to vehicle traffic:
- Ring Road – Ashram Chowk – Sarai Kale Khan – IP Overview – Rajghat – Ring Road
- From Madarsa – Lodhi Road ‘T’ point – Aurobindo Marg – AIIMS Chowk -Ring Road – Dhaula Kuan – VandeMatram Marg – Shankar Road – Park Street or Mandir Marg
- Ring Road – Bhairon Road – Mathura Road – Subramaniam Bharti Marg – Rajesh Pilot Marg – Prithvi Raj Road – Safdarjung Road – Kamal Ataturk Marg – Panchsheel Marg – SimonBoliver Marg – Upper Ridge Road / VandeMatram Marg.
- Rocade – ISBT – Chandgi Ram Akhara – Mall Road – Azad Pur – Ring Road.
- Ring Road – Bhairon Road – Mathura Road – Lodhi Road – Aurobindo Marg – Safdarjung Road – Teen Murti Marg – Mother Teresa Crescent – Park Street – Shankar Road – VandeMatram Marg.
How to get to New Delhi Railway Station from South and East Delhi by Road
People who need to visit New Delhi Railway Station from South Delhi can opt for Dhaula Kuan – VandeMatram Marg – Panchkuian Road – Outer Circle Connaught Place-Chelmsford Road for Paharganj side or Minto Road – Bhavbhuti Marg for Ajmeri Gate side.
Passengers from East Delhi should take Boulevard Road via ISBT Bridge – Rani Jhansi Flyover – R/A Jhandewalan – DB Gupta Road – Sheela Cinema Road – Paharganj Bridge and reach New Delhi Railway Station.
Republic Day 2022: How to get to Old Delhi Railway Station
From South Delhi: Ring Road-Ashram Chowk-Sarai Kale Khan-Ring Road-Rajghat-Ring Road-Chowk Yamuna Bazar-SP Mukherjee Marg-Chhatta Rail-Kauria Bridge and reach Old Delhi Railway Station.
Although there are no restrictions for people from North Delhi traveling to New Delhi Railway Station or Old Delhi Railway Station, it is advisable to plan their journey in advance and take enough extra time to reach their destination to avoid any possible delays.
The circulation of city bus services will be reduced at the following points:
- Park Street/Udyan Marg
- Aram Bagh Road (PaharGanj)
- Kamla R/A Market
- Delhi Sachivalaya (IG Stadium)
- Pragati Maidan (Bhairon Road)
- Hanuman Mandir (Yamuna Bazaar)
- Mori Gate
- ISBT Kashmir Gate
- ISBT Sarai Kale Khan
- Court of Tis Hazari
Traffic Advisory for Interstate Bus Services on Republic Day
Buses from Ghaziabad to Shivaji Stadium should take NH-24, Ring Road and terminate at Bhairon Road.
Buses coming from NH-24 should turn right onto Route No. 56 and terminate at ISBT Anand Vihar.
Buses coming from Ghaziabad side will be diverted at Mohan Nagar to Bhopra Chungi for Wazirabad Bridge.
All interstate buses coming from the Dhaula Kuan side must terminate at Dhaula Kuan.