Metro Services Resume Across India After March-end Lockdown
Metro service has been started in Delhi from 7 am to 11 pm and from 4 to 8 pm. Although not many people were seen in the metro on the first day.
Apart from DMRC, services have also started on Noida Metro's Aqua line. One passenger said that because of the closure of the metro, he had to take cabs, which increased his travel expenses considerably.
A metro train leaves from Huda City Centre metro station in Gurugram, Haryana for Samaypur Badli metro station in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/paKGn4L2Qz— ANI (@ANI) September 7, 2020
Apart from Delhi and Noida, metro service has started in big cities like Kochi, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Madurai, Kochi. Metro service was started from 7 am in Lucknow and people showed strict adherence to physical distancing during this time. In Kochi Metro, metro will be available at an interval of every 20 minutes from 7 am. In the morning, only a few people appeared here at the metro station. The Metro is running on the Purple line of the Galuru Metro from 8 to 11 in the morning and from 4:30 to 7:30 in the evening. Here the metro will be available at an interval of every 5 minutes.
Noida Metro's services resumed on its Aqua Line as #Unlock4 guidelines come into force.— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 7, 2020
A passenger says, "I had to avail cab services which increased my travel cost. With metro services starting, I can save on my travel expenses. People need to stricly follow social distancing" pic.twitter.com/A0R3kFwZSq