COVID: Red Line, Violet Line, Green Line resume providers after 172 days

New Delhi, September 10

Delhi Metro’s Red Line, Violet Line and Green Line resumed providers on Thursday after being closed for 172 days because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officers mentioned.

Yellow Line and Rapid Metro have been the primary to reopen on Monday, adopted by Blue Line and Pink Line on Wednesday.

“Seven lines of the Delhi Metro network are now open! Thank you dear commuters for following the safety guidelines and helping us maintain good service. #MetroBackOnTrack,” the DMRC tweeted after the three new traces resumed providers.

Services on Red Line, Violet Line and Green Line resumed at 7 AM, officers mentioned.

On Monday, the Delhi Metro resumed partial providers on the Yellow Line.

The Delhi Metro providers have been suspended on March 22.

The Ministry of Home Affairs lately issued pointers permitting the Delhi Metro to renew operations in a graded method, following which the DMRC mentioned it will be carried out in three levels from September 7-12.

Under stage one, Yellow Line or Line 2 and Rapid Metro have been made operational with restricted service hours. Trains are working in batches of 4 hours every from 7-11 AM and 4-Eight PM.

On Wednesday, Blue Line and Pink Line have been made operational with the identical schedule.

Red Line (Rithala to Shaheed Sthal New Bus Adda, Ghaziabad); Green Line (Kirti Nagar/Inderlok to Brig. Hosihar Singh, Bahadurgarh); and Violet Line (Kashmere Gate to Raja Nahar Singh, Ballabhgarh), resumed providers on September 10 with the identical time schedule, the DMRC mentioned.

With the providers accessible on a number of traces now — Yellow, Blue and Pink Lines — the whole ridership on Wednesday was practically 53,400 until Eight PM, the DMRC mentioned in a press release.

The approximate figures for the three corridors have been — Yellow Line (26,900), Blue Line (22,600) and Pink Line (3,900), it mentioned.

“DMRC will probably be working 35 trains on Red Line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal New Bus Adda) performing round 413 practice journeys throughout morning and night hours on 10th September 2020. Similarly,  40 trains with approx. 344 journeys will probably be put into service on the Violet Line (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh),” the DMRC mentioned on Wednesday.

On the Green Line (Kirtinagar/Inderlok – Brig. Hoshiar Singh), 20 trains with 268 practice journeys will probably be put into service, the assertion mentioned.

“The trips will be subsequently increased as the operational timing of services get extended on September 11-12 with the opening of other lines in a graded manner,” it added.

The checklist of gates which can stay open for entry of passengers at every station together with all obligatory updates can be found on the house web page of Delhi Metro’s official web site for simple entry of the passenger data.

The total metro community is deliberate to be made operational for passenger providers all through the day from September 12 onwards because it was earlier than March 22 with all social distancing norms and pointers to be adopted by the passengers in the course of the journey because of the ongoing pandemic.

Wearing masks is obligatory inside practice coaches and at station premises.

The DMRC has appealed to folks to make use of the speedy transport provided that urgently wanted. PTI 

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