NEW DELHI: Services on the Delhi Metro‘s Red, Violet and Green lines have been set to restart on Thursday, officials said, following staying suspended for more than five weeks because of this Covid-19 pandemic.
The Delhi Metro opened its doors to commuters on Monday with all the performance of the Yellow Line. Metro providers in Delhi-NCR were shut because March 22.
The Ministry of Home Affairs had recently issued instructions permitting the Delhi Metro to restart operations at a graded way, after the DMRC had stated it would be carried out in three phases from September 7-12.
Included in stage one, the Yellow Line or Line 2 and Quick Metro were created operational with limited service hours. Trains are working in 2 batches — in 7-11 AM and 4-8 PM — at the very first phase.
On Wednesday, the Blue and Pink traces were created operational with the exact same schedule.
The Red Line (Rithala into Shaheed Sthal New Bus Adda (Ghaziabad); Green Line (Kirti Nagar/Inderlok into Brig. Hosihar Singh); and Violet Line (Kashmere Gate into Raja Nahar Singh) will restart solutions from September 10 with precisely the Exact Same period program, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said on Wednesday.
With solutions on several lines (Blue, Yellow and Pink Lines), the entire ridership on Wednesday was almost 53,400 until 8 PM, the DMRC said in a statement.
The Yellow Line watched a approximate ridership of 26,900, the Blue Line 22,600 along with the Pink Line 3,900, it stated.
The DMRC stated it”will probably be running 35 trains to the Red Line performing about 413 train excursions during daytime and evening hours 10th September, 2020″.
“Likewise, 40 trains with roughly 344 excursions will probably be placed into service about the Violet Line,” it stated.
About the Green Line, 20 trains 268 excursions will probably be placed into service, ” it included.
“The excursions will be then enhanced as the operational time of providers become extended on September 11-12 together with the introduction of different lines in a graded way,” that the DMRC said.
The listing of gates that will stay open for entrance of passengers at every channel together with all required upgrades are available on the home page of the Delhi Metro’s official site, www.delhimetrorail.com.
The whole metro system is going to be created operational during the afternoon in September 12 onwards. Passengers will be asked to adhere to all social distancing standards and guidelines during traveling.
Wearing masks is compulsory within train coaches and on channel premises.
The DMRC has appealed to people to make use of the fast transport only if desperately needed.