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Metro services resume across the country 

Updated: September 7, 2020 2:13 pm

Metro services resumed this 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 distance and wearing face masks.

The Delhi Metro today resumed services after being closed for over five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The services resumed at 7 am with strict safety and social distancing measures in place. The first trains left from Samaypur Badli station to HUDA City Centre station and simultaneously from HUDA City Centre to Samaypur Badli.

A DMRC official said, no stations on the Yellow Line were closed as none is in proximity to any containment zone.  On the station premises, passengers were permitted to enter the concourse only after temperature checks with thermal guns and sanitisation of hands. Hundreds of Delhi Metro ground staff and Central Industrial Security Force personnel wore face shields, masks and gloves as preventive measures. Trains will operate from Seven AM to 11 AM in the morning and Four PM to 8 pm in the evening in the first stage.

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