Watch: Metro services resume with strict screening & distancing measures

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Published on September 7, 2020 - Duration: 02:19s

Watch: Metro services resume with strict screening & distancing measures

Metro services resumed in Delhi, Lucknow and Bengaluru after a hiatus of over 5 month due to the Covid pandemic.

Strict screening and social distancing norms had been put in place at the stations.

In Delhi, the yellow line which connects Samaypur Badli to HUDA City Centre was the first line to be opened.

People were seen entering the station with adequate protection.

Thermal screenings were conducted before the passengers were allowed to enter the station.

Even inside the metro, adequate measures were in place to ensure social distancing norms were followed.

Proper security was deployed at all metro station to ensure people followed all Covid preventive norms. Special posters have been put up inside coaches and on station premises to raise awareness, besides regular announcements on safety norms. In Delhi, the first trains left from Samaypur Badli station to HUDA City Centre station.

Other metro lines will also be made operational in the capital over the next five days, said DMRC officials.

Home Ministry had recently issued guidelines allowing metro services in the country to resume operations in a graded manner.

Watch the full video for all the details.


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