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Peacock disrupts service on Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line

Peacock disrupts service on Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line
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Services on the Yellow Line of Delhi Metro were disrupted on Friday morning as a peacock appeared on the tracks at Model Town station.  

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New Delhi: Services on the Yellow Line of Delhi Metro were disrupted on Friday morning as a peacock appeared on the tracks at Model Town station.

The services, however, resumed about half an hour later after the bird was safely taken away.

"A peacock appeared on the tracks at the Model Town Metro station at 9.45 am on Friday.

The bird was safely handed over at 10.18 a.m. to Wildlife SOS officials," DMRC Executive Director for Corporate Communications Anuj Dayal said in a statement.

"The train was halted at the station for more than 20 minutes. We waited for a while, but then everyone grew restless and started de-boarding the coaches to see what happened.

A huge crowd gathered on the platform to see the peacock. Some were so excited that they started taking pictures," a commuter told IANS.

"Services on the stretch normalised at 10.18 a.m," the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official said.

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