Delhi Metro Yellow Line Starts from Monday 7 September
More than 5 months later, Gurugram Rapid Metro and Aqua Line Metro (Noida-Greater Noida Metro) have also started operating along with Delhi Metro from Monday. For the first two days, the Yellow Line (Samaypur Badli-Huda City Center) and Gurugram’s Rapid Metro will be operational. With the law of physical distance, people will be able to travel in the metro of this corridor. At the same time, there is no entry into the metro without a mask. Due to Corona virus infection, people are being given entry only after thermal scanning at the metro station. Operations on all other corridors will begin in the next five days after operations on the Yellow Line begin. All the corridors will start operating normally from 12 September. At the same time, the fare payment facility is only available on smart card during the journey. At the same time, there is no entry into the metro without a mask. Due to Corona virus infection, people are being given entry only after thermal scanning at the metro station.
Delhi Metro Service News Updates:
Aqua Line and Gurugram Rapid Metro have also started operations along with Delhi Metro. The people of Noida-Greater Noida will get a little easier to go to Gurugram. At present, the people of Noida-Greater Noida are facing problems due to the non-running of the Blue Line Metro.
- From Huda City Center metro station, known as Cyber City, the Yellow Line left for Delhi at exactly 7 am.
- During the journey, people were also seen following the rules of physical distance.
Metro will be operational in two shifts
The metro will operate in two shifts. The first shift will run from 7 am to 11 am. After this, metro service will be available from four in the evening to eight in the night. The Metro will be closed for five hours in the afternoon.
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Only one gate will open at stations
Only one gate will open at 36 stations of this corridor. Only two gates will be open at Kashmiri Gate station. Therefore, to avoid passenger trouble, check on DMRC website or twitter handle how many number gate will be open at which station.
Metro will stop at 37 stations on the first day
Anuj Dayal, executive director (public relations), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), said that 20 kilometers of the 49-km yellow line is underground and 17 km is elevated. There are 37 stations on this corridor. Metro will be available at these stations at an interval of 2.44 minutes to 5.28 minutes. 57 metro trains will run on this corridor. Which will make 462 rounds.
Metro will run with only 20 percent capacity
A metro coach has a seating seat for 48 passengers, but seating arrangements have been made, except for one seat. Therefore, each coach will be able to seat 24 passengers. At the same time, 25-26 passengers will be able to stand by making a distance of one to two meters. In this way, 300 passengers will be able to travel in the metro of 50 and six coaches in one coach. While the metro capacity of six coaches is about 1800 passengers. DMRC says that in view of the infection of Corona virus, following the new rules, the metro will run with a capacity of 20 percent.
Metro will stop at 37 stations on the first day
Anuj Dayal, executive director (public relations), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), said that 20 kilometres of the 49-km yellow line is underground and 17 km is elevated. There are 37 stations on this corridor. Metro will be available at these stations at an interval of 2.44 minutes to 5.28 minutes. 57 metro trains will run on this corridor. Which will make 462 rounds.
One thousand additional employees deployed
The DMRC says that the guidelines to prevent infection of the corona will be strictly followed. Therefore DMRC has deployed one thousand additional employees. Those who will help the passengers and make them aware to follow the physical distance law.
Take 15 to 30 minutes extra time
It may take some time for security check and sanitizing the goods in the metro. Apart from this, other passengers will not be allowed to climb if the passengers are present as per the capacity prescribed in the crowd and coaches at the stations. Due to this, passengers may have to wait for another metro train. Hence, passengers leave 15 to 30 minutes extra time to travel in the metro.
Metro will run in a small loop when the crowd increases
The metro can also be operated in small loops as the stations increase congestion. DMRC has also made complete preparations for this. On Sunday, the Metro was also run in a small loop on the Yellow Line.
Metro will not stop at Containment Zone station
The metro will not stop at the station located in the Containment Zone. It will also be announced in the metro. This information will also be given to people from Metro’s Twitter header.
Police personnel will also be present at many stations
One thousand civil defense volunteers will be deployed at the stations. DMRC is in touch with the agency concerned for this. In addition, some stations have been identified where congestion can be high. Therefore, police personnel will also be stationed at those stations to maintain law and order.
Important guidelines to follow
- Must wear mask Not wearing a mask can attract a fine of Rs 500.
- Rent payment only through smart card. Token will not be found.
- It is necessary to follow the physical distance law.
- Arogya Setu app should be in running condition.
- Leave a seat in the metro and sit.
- Do not touch anything during the journey.
- During the journey, carry a small bag and less luggage.