Business Today
Loading...

COVID-19 crisis: Delhi Metro resumes operations after 5-month hiatus

The Home Ministry had recently issued guidelines allowing metro services in the country to resume operations in a graded manner, following which the DMRC said it would be done in three stages from September 7-12

twitter-logoPTI | September 7, 2020 | Updated 07:45 IST
COVID-19 crisis: Delhi Metro resumes operations after 5-month hiatus
Metro services in the National Capital Region was closed since March 22 due to the pandemic

The Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line on Monday after being closed for over five months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in Delhi to the HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon.

The Home Ministry had recently issued guidelines allowing metro services in the country to resume operations in a graded manner, following which the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said it would be done in three stages from September 7-12.

Under stage one, Yellow Line or Line 2 and Rapid Metro were made operational with restricted service hours, a DMRC official said. Trains will operate in batches of four-hour each from 7-11 am in the morning and 4-8 pm in the evening in the first stage, officials said.

Metro services in the National Capital Region was closed since March 22 due to the pandemic. The DMRC has appealed to people to use the rapid transport only if urgently needed.

Also read: Delhi Metro to resume in 3 stages, stations in containment zones to remain shut

Also read: Delhi Metro services resume date: Check Timings, Important Guidelines, Routes, Stoppages

Also read: Rs 500 fine for commuters without face mask: Noida Metro

  • Print
  • COMMENT
BT-Story-Page-B.gif
A    A   A
close