Railway : Delhi Metro services resume on Red Line, Green Line, Violet Line

New Delhi, Sep 10 : As part of the Stage-I of graded resumption of Metro services, the Delhi Metro on Thursday resumed operations after 172 days on its three Lines–Red Line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal), Green Line (Kirti Nagar/Inderlok-Brig Hoshiar Singh) and Violet Line (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh).

The metro services will be available on these Lines from 0700 hrs to 1100 hrs in the morning and

from 1600 hrs to 2000 hrs in the evening.

‘DMRC will be running 35 trains on Red Line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal New Bus Adda) performing

around 413 train trips during morning and evening hours on September 10. Similarly, 40 trains with

approx 344 trips will be put into service on the Violet Line (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh),’ a

DMRC spokesperson said.

‘On the Green Line (Kirti Nagar/Inderlok- Brig Hoshiar Singh), 20 trains with 268 train trips will be put

into service. The trips, will be subsequently increased as the operational timing of services get extended on September 11th and 12th with the opening of other Lines in a graded manner,’ the spokesperson said.

As part of the Stage-I of graded resumption of Metro services, the Delhi Metro on Wednesday resumed operations after 171 days on its Blue Line, from Dwarka Sector 21 to Electronic City/Vaishali (65.35 km and 58 stations) and Pink Line, from Majlis Park to Shiv Vihar (57.58 km and 38 stations).

Services are available on both of these lines from 0700 hrs to 1100 hrs in the morning and from 1600 hrs to 2000 hrs in the evening, along with Yellow and Rapid Lines, which are already operational since Monday, as per the given timings.

The DMRC resumed its services on Yellow Line and Rapid Metro, as per the graded resumption plan on Monday, after remaining closed for 169 days, due to the global pandemic of Novel Coronavirus.

The Delhi Metro resumed its services on Monday morning on Yellow Line, from Samaypur Badli to HUDA City Centre, including Rapid Metro, Gurugram at 0700 hrs, with all safety measures in place to check the spread of COVID-19 in the Metro premises, which requires everyone to follow a new normal of social distancing, face mask and hand sanitisation.

The metro services in the NCR region were suspended from March 22, following the outbreak

of COVID-19 in the country.

UNI

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