Restricted Hours, Stations Shut at Containment Zones: Metro Rules Amid the COVID-19 pandemic

New Delhi: The entry and exit gates of metro rail systems at control zones will stay shut, and holding up time will increment to 5-7 minutes as trains will be sterilized at turnaround points. These are a portion of the rules the inside has given as a feature of its Unlock 4.0 plan to restart metro trains from September 7 following quite a while of lockdown midst the COVID-19 emergency. 

Travelers are urged to utilize the COVID-19 tracker application Aarogya Setu. 

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation chief Mangu Singh said, “At first, we will open just one line and the working hours will be 7 am to 11 am and 4 pm to 8 pm,”. 

Just asymptomatic individuals are permitted to board the trains, Junior Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri told journalists today. 

The recurrence of trains will be managed to abstain from jamming at stations and in trains. 

In light of these rules, the metro experts in Delhi, Noida, Chennai, Kochi, Bengaluru, Mumbai Line-1, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Maha Metro (Nagpur), Kolkata, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh have arranged their standard working techniques, Mr Puri said. Maharashtra has, however, chose not to continue metro operation this month. 

For Delhi Metro, its managing director Mangu Singh said all lines won’t open without a moment’s delay. 

Delhi Metro will open Red, Green and Violet Lines on September 10. Red and Grey Lines will open on September 11 and Airport Express Line on September 12. 

On the off chance that we discover (rules’) infringement at any station, at that point the train won’t stop at that station Please use discipline since it will be investigated following seven days.

The inside is opening up the nation in stages following quite a while of COVID-19 lockdown carried economic activity to a halt. Coronavirus cases the nation over keep on rise, with India revealing greatest one-day spikes reliably.

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