New Delhi: Delhi Metro services have resumed from Monday (June 7) after nearly three weeks after the cases of Coronavirus in the national capital decreased. Although people are not allowed to travel standing inside the metro, with the commencement of the operation of the metro, people have started breaking the prescribed rules.
People broke rules on these lines of Delhi Metro
According to Zee News’ affiliate website DNA.com, people were seen breaking the rules despite regular announcements between Nirman Vihar to Rajiv Chowk on the Blue Line and Rajiv Chowk to INA Metro Station on the Yellow Line.
Know the rules before traveling in Delhi Metro
Delhi Metro has been started with new rules. Officials said that only 50 per cent of the passengers will be able to sit in the metro and travelling standing will not be allowed. The operation of the metro train has started from its scheduled time at 6 am and only half the trains will be operated on different lines of the metro. Commuters will get Metro every five to 15 minutes. Explain that due to the lockdown imposed due to Covid-19, the services of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) were completely suspended on 20 May.
Police deployed in large numbers at the metro station
Delhi Police personnel have been deployed outside the metro stations to prevent corona infection and to ensure proper covid behaviour. Umed Singh, a police officer posted at Connaught Place, said, ‘We have been directed to ensure that people do not gather in one place and follow the guidelines of Covid.’
Entry gates had to be closed at some stations
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) issued a statement saying, “To control the crowd and follow social distancing in trains other than the station, entry gates are being closed intermittently at some stations and for a short duration.” is being opened for.
Smart card and token both allowed in metro
Talking to ANI, a DMRC official said, ‘Both smart card and token are allowed for commuting in Delhi Metro. However, keeping in mind contactless communication, priority will be given to smart cards.’