Kochi Metro resumed its companies on Monday from 7 am as a part of ‘unlock 4’, following essential measures in opposition to Covid-19.
The primary prepare departed with solely 5 passengers from Aluva station to Thykoodam. Metro stations right here wore a abandoned look on the primary day of resumption of companies.
Stickers have been positioned on the stations to make sure social distancing, thermal screening can be being performed right here whereas preparations have been made for sanitisers and masks on the stations.
To ensure that contactless travelling, money bins have been stored on the stations for purchasing tokens. Furthermore, no safety physique checking is being carried out right here amid the pandemic.
“Metro companies ought to have resumed as quickly because the lockdown was lifted earlier. After I journey within the metro, there isn’t any worry of getting caught in site visitors through the morning or night hours. I used to journey by way of the KSRTC bus when the metro companies have been shut. I’m completely happy that the metro companies have been resumed right here,’‘ stated Rosebell, a commuter.
In the meantime, metro companies have additionally been resumed in a number of different cities together with Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai.
Lucknow Metro companies resumed from 7 am at present, following preventive measures in opposition to Covid-19 whereas Chennai Metro resumed service on Blue Line (between Airport and Washermenpet) as a part of Unlock 4.
Bengaluru Metro additionally resumed its service with Purple Line as a part of Unlock 4 whereas Delhi Metro has resumed companies from 7 am at present after being shut for 169 days as a result of Covid-19. (ANI)