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- Metro train service has been closed since March due to Corona, decision was taken to run Phasewise in Unlock-4.
- Metro will start in 9 cities of the country, these include Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Kochi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Noida, Lucknow and Ahmedabad.
After five months in the country, metro service will start from Monday. The people of Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Kochi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Noida, Lucknow, and Ahmedabad will benefit from this. Metro in Kolkata will run from 8 September. Train service across the country was stopped on 25 March due to Corona. Metro service will start in Delhi after 169 days. Metro will start first on Yellow Line and Rapid. A coach of Jaipur Metro will be able to seat a maximum of 50 people.
In Unlock-4, the central government had announced to start Phase Wise Metro from September 7. After this, guidelines for the metro were issued on 2 September. Under this, passengers will have to wear face masks as well as follow rules such as social distancing. Metro stations coming into the Containment Zone will remain closed for the time being. Only smart cards will be able to travel. There will be cashless transaction. Online transaction will be allowed for this.
Delhi: Passengers should carry less luggage
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been preparing for this for the last seven days. On Sunday, sanitation was done along with the cleanliness of the coach. DMRC said that no one will get entry into the metro stations without a mask. If someone has forgotten to bring a mask, you can take the mask by paying money at the station.
Also, if someone is ill or has mild symptoms of infection, they will not get an entry. On the other hand, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has appealed to the people of the capital to travel only when necessary and to have less interaction during the journey.
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This photo is from Khyber Pass Yard of Delhi. On Sunday, the metro trains were cleaned and sanitized.
Jaipur: 50 people will be able to sit in a coach
A coach of Jaipur Metro will be able to seat a maximum of 50 people. The last train will run at 10 pm. During the journey, passengers will not be able to sit on the Red Cross seat. The temperature of the AC will be kept between 24 and 28 degrees. You have to use the ladder instead of the lift.
Chennai: 3 people will be able to sit on a 7 seater bench in a coach.
In Chennai, only three people will be allowed to sit on a 7 seater bench in a coach of a metro train. Only 4 people will be able to use the escalator at a time. Thermal screening of all will be done before entry in the metro station. More than one thousand volunteers will be deployed for this. It has been decided to run the metro train every 10 minutes at peak time and every 15 minutes at non-peak time. Chennai Metro Rail Limited has provided foot operated lift. This will not press the elevator button.
This photo is from Chennai. Machines for travel cards have been installed at the metro stations here.
Bengaluru: Trains will run through a five-minute gap
According to the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation, the metro train will run from 8 am to 11 am and then from 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm. Trains will run at five-minute intervals. Apart from this, the metro rail on all lines will run from 11 am to 9 pm on September 11.
This photo is of the metro station of Bengaluru. Here, hands free thermal scanners have been installed to check people.
Kolkata: Metro will start from 8 September
Metro trains will be run in different phases in Kolkata from 8 September. Token will not be arranged. Those who already have smart cards will be able to travel. The new smart card will not be issued at the moment. Smart cards can be recharged online. Those who are unable to do online will be able to recharge at the counter.