Delhi Metro Commuters Alert: Gates of these stations to remain closed; Also check frequency of trains during peak hours and rest of the Day
Delhi Metro Commuters Alert: This is an alert for those who are commuting via Delhi Metro trains.
This is an alert for those who are commuting via Delhi Metro trains. There are certain metro station gates that will remain closed as part of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) crowd control measures and to ensure social distancing.
The Delhi Metro on Tuesday temporarily closed entry for New Delhi, Chandni Chowk, Kashmere Gate, Rajiv Chowk and MG Road stations. However, the exit gate will remain open, and they will be allowed to take those gates at these stations.
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DMRC in a series of tweets informed commuters about this new measure to control crowd.
"Entry for New Delhi, Chandni Chowk, Kashmere Gate, Rajiv Chowk and MG Road has been temporarily closed to ensure social distancing as part of our crowd control measures. Exit is allowed," tweeted DMRC.
Restricted entry for Rajiv Chowk, MG Road, New Delhi and Chandni Chowk is being allowed as part of our crowd control measures.
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I कृपया मास्क पहनें (@OfficialDMRC) April 20, 2021
Earlier on Monday, as Delhi entered a 6-day lockdown, DMRC issued guidelines and informed that the metro services during peak hours in the mornings (8 am to 10 am) and in evenings (5 pm to 7 pm), across the network, will be available with a headway (frequency) of 30 minutes.
For the rest of the day, the metro services across the network will be available with a frequency of 60 minutes. During the lockdown period, travel will be allowed only up to 50 per cent seating capacity in the Metro.
Delhi has been witnessing record single-day Covid 19 cases, which forced Delhi Chief Minister to impose 6-day lockdown. On Monday, Delhi recorded over 25,000 fresh cases. As per the state health bulletin of the Delhi government issued on Monday evening, the total infection caseload has reached 8,77,146 with 76,887 active cases. The overall COVID-19 casualties in Delhi have soared up to 12,361.
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