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Sep 07, 2020
8:49PM

Metro services in different cities including Delhi resume after gap of over five months

PTI
Metro services resumed Monday morning in different cities across the country after a gap of more than five months. These cities are Delhi, Lucknow, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.

Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Durga Shankar Mishra said that passengers will have to follow preventive measures against COVID-19 by maintaining social distancing and wearing face mask.

AIR correspondent reports that in the first stage, Delhi Metro resumed services in a graded manner today, with elaborate measures for crowd management ensuring hygiene to check the spread of COVID-19.
 
The Yellow Line connecting Samaypur Badli and HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon was the first one to be opened.

The services resumed at 7 am with strict safety and social distancing measures in place.

 
The trains will operate in batches of four-hour each from 7-11 am in the morning and 4-8 pm in the evening.
 
In Chennai, the Metro rail services resumed this morning following the Unlock-4. The state industries minister MC Sampath inaugurated it at 7 am by travelling by the train in the ‘Airport to Washermanpet’ route.
 

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