Kolkata, September 13
The wheels of Kolkata Metro began rolling once more on Sunday after practically six months with particular companies for NEET examinees and their guardians.
Regular passenger companies will start on Monday with social distancing measures and different security protocols in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Metro official stated.
NEET aspirants, many accompanied by their guardians, queued up in entrance of Metro stations to achieve their examination centres nicely earlier than 10 am when the primary trains began from each ends of the North-South line—Noapara and Kavi Subhash.
The examinees and their guardians have been allowed contained in the stations upon exhibiting the admit playing cards to police personnel posted on the entry gates.
The candidates and their guardians went via thermal checking and sanitised their arms earlier than shopping for paper tickets on the counters.
The particular companies will proceed until 7 pm at intervals of 15 minutes, officers stated.
Regular passenger companies on the North-South and the East-West traces will start on Monday.
Officials stated that 110 trains might be operated on the North-South line each day, besides Sundays when the companies might be shut for sanitisation of rakes and stations.
The East-West Metro may even recommence companies from September 14 between Sector V and Yuva Bharati Krirangan stations with 36 trains in every path, they stated. PTI