NEW DELHI: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has announced that in view of security restrictions at Connaught Place on New Year’s Eve, entry and exit from the Rajiv Chowk metro station will be closed from 9 p.m. on Thursday.

Sale of tickets at Rajiv Chowk will stop at 8-45 p.m. and shutters of all entry gates will be closed at 9 p.m. However, interchange facility between Line 2 (Central Secretariat-Jehangirpuri) and Line 3 (Dwarka Sector 9-Noida Sector 32) will remain operational at the station till 11 p.m.

Services at all other metro stations will continue normally till the end of the day. However, no tokens for the Rajiv Chowk metro station will be issued from any station from 8 p.m. onward.