Kolkata Metro resumes on September 14: Timings, guidelines, rules – All you need to know
While the Delhi and Noida metro services have already resumed, Kolkata is set to do the same from September 14. The services of the Kolkata Metro were suspended in the last week of March after a nationwide lockdown was imposed to stop the spread of covid-19.
While the Delhi and Noida metro services have already resumed, Kolkata is set to do the same from September 14. The services of the Kolkata Metro were suspended in the last week of March after a nationwide lockdown was imposed to stop the spread of covid-19. The Kolkata Metro Railway will also run special services for NEET aspirants and their parents on 13 September. This service will be exclusively for medical entrance examinees and their guardians.
Kolkata Metro timing
The metro rail service will begin in a graded manner and initially the metro services will be available from 8am to 8pm.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shared the information about the resumption of services of Kolkata Metro in a tweet.
He tweeted," Helping students in time of need, Kolkata Metro to run special services for NEET aspirants & their parents on 13th September.
Kolkata Metro guidelines
The Kolkata Metro has also issued set of dos and don'ts for passengers ahead of resumption of its services. The passengers will have to wear masks covering their face and nose and sanitise their hands from sanitiser dispensers placed at each platform before boarding a train. The passengers can use only smart cards for travel and will have to download the Aarogya Setu App on their phones. It said no tokens will be used.
Passengers will have to get their body temperature checked through thermal screening at the time of entering a Metro station. They can use specified gates for entry and exit. The Metro authorities said that passengers having symptoms of fever, cough or cold should not travel on its trains.
The Metro authorities have decided to allow a maximum 400 passengers in a train at a time and colour-coded e-passes will be dispensed to the commuters through a link in their mobile phones to maintain the number.
The SOP said that passengers will be able to book their journey slot with one hour duration by accessing URL pathadisha.com/metro.
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