With a progressive reduction in Covid-19 cases and the removal of all restrictions by the authorities, Delhi Metro will allow the metro to operate with one hundred percent capacity.
On February 25, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and headed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, decided to lift all restrictions from February 28 (Monday), reducing the fine for not wear masks from Rs 2,000 to Rs 500 and start physical classes at Delhi schools from April 1st.
In view of the new guidelines issued by DDMA on Covid control, it announces the lifting of all restrictions or restrictions already imposed. “Metro Delhi services will now be available with revised norms from February 28,” the DMRC said. “Passengers will be allowed to travel on the metro without any restrictions ie, they can travel at both the station and the seating route,” the DMRC said.
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All doors of the metro stations will be open to facilitate vehicle entry throughout the day. The process of passenger entry through a limited number of gates is open from February 28, DMRC added.
However, travelers are encouraged to continue following Covid’s appropriate practices (i.e. wearing a mask or mask, maintaining social silence, etc.), for their own safety and the safety of everyone else, he said.
Includes inputs from PTI