In view of the one-week lockdown imposed by the Delhi government, the Delhi Metro has issued the necessary information for the passengers. In view of the one-week lockdown, Delhi Metro has also changed its services.
Delhi Metro changes services (symbolic picture)
The speed of coronavirus in India has become uncontrollable. Now more than 2.5 lakh new cases of coronavirus are coming up every day across the country. Not only this, now in India, the number of people killed due to corona every day has also reached above 1500. The capital of the country, Delhi, is also in a bad state. More than 20 thousand new cases are coming to Delhi every day and more than 150 people are dying. Talking about the last 24 hours, 25,462 new cases have been registered in the capital Delhi and 161 people have died. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced a week-long lockdown in the capital in view of the current situation in Delhi due to Corona virus. In Delhi, the lockdown will remain in force from 10 pm Monday to 5 am next Monday (19 April 10 to 26 April 5 am).
Public Service Announcement regarding Delhi Metro’s services till 26th April 2021. pic.twitter.com/8FjpFAWlSc
– Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I Please Wear Mask (@OfficialDMRC) April 19, 2021
Delhi Metro changes services
In view of the one-week lockdown imposed by the Delhi government, the Delhi Metro has also issued the necessary information for the passengers. In view of the one-week lockdown, Delhi Metro has also changed its services. On its official Twitter account, Delhi Metro has released the necessary information for passengers, saying that during peak hours (8 am to 10 pm and 5 pm to 7 pm), metro trains will run at half-an-hour frequency, While the frequency of the remaining time metro services will be 1 hour.
These conditions will be required to travel in Delhi Metro
Delhi Metro has said in its statement that only those involved in essential services will be allowed to travel in the metro during the lockdown. For this, passengers have to show their valid I-card at the entry. Passengers who do not have valid I-card related to essential services, will not be allowed to travel. Along with this, Delhi Metro has also said that only 50 percent passengers will be allowed to travel in the train. During the lockdown, no passengers will be allowed to stand in the metro train to travel.