Delhi Metro : With the resumption of metro services in the national capital Delhi, people have started breaking the rules set to protect against Coronavirus, while entry at some stations to follow social distancing. The gate has to closed.
Corona cases decreasing in 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 allow to travel standing inside the metro. But with the commencement of the operation of the metro. People have started breaking the prescribed rules.
Know the rules before traveling in Delhi Metro
Metro has started with new rules. Officials said that only 50 percent of the passengers will able to sit in the metro and traveling standing will not be allowed.
People broke rules on these lines of Delhi Metro
The operation of the metro train has started from its scheduled time at 6 am. Only half the trains will 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 metro station
Delhi Police personnel have deployed outside the metro stations to prevent corona infection and to ensure proper covid behavior. Umed Singh, a police officer posted at Connaught Place, said, ‘We have directed to ensure that people do not gather in one place and follow the guidelines of Covid.’
Entry gates had to closed at some stations
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) issued a statement saying, “In order 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 short duration.” is being opened for.
Smart card and token both allowed in metro
A DMRC official said, ‘Both smart card and token are allow for commuting in Metro. However, keeping in mind the contactless communication, priority will given to smart cards.