New Delhi: Metro train services on Phase-III sections which usually begin at 8:00 AM on Sundays will begin at 6:00 AM this Sunday i.e, September 13. These arrangements are being made to facilitate the candidates appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-2020) Examination held by the National Testing Agency this Sunday. These sections are:-
Line-1 Dilshad Garden to Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda)
Line 2 Jahangirpuri to Samaypur Badli
Line 3 & 4 Noida City Centre to Noida Electronic City
Line 5 Mundka to Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh
Line 6 Badarpur Border to Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh)
Line 7 Majlis Park to Mayur Vihar Pocket-1
L-7=EX Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake – Shiv Vihar
Line 8 Janak Puri West – Botanical Garden
Line 9 Dwarka-Najafgarh
Metro services on the rest of the sections will run as per the normal schedule from 6:00 AM onwards.
Here is what you should keep in your mind while travelling in the Delhi Metro
Everyone is aware that amidst the on-going pandemic, Metro has resumed services with new norms in place for travel by the Metro this week only, after a gap of over five months. In view of this, students and passengers are advised to ensure following for smooth and timely travel to their destinations:-
1. As thermal screening and hand sanitisation of every passenger at the entry point of stations is now a new normal and trains also halt for few extra seconds to ensure people board and deboard smoothly in adherence to social distancing norms, you must keep at least extra time of 15-30 minutes for your travel.
2. To regulate the flow of passengers, only limited gates are opened at stations for the time being. You must check the earmarked gate opened for entry at the station beforehand by visiting DMRC’s website by clicking here, so as to avoid wastage of time in locating the gate after reaching the station.
3. For your and everyone’s safety and to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus, wearing of face mask and adherence to social distancing norms throughout the travel has to be ensured by all commuters. Violation may attract penalties and removal from Metro premises. Entry at the station won’t be permitted if anyone reaches without face mask or cloth. Those having fever or symptoms of COVID-19 will also not be permitted to enter the station.
4. For smooth and faster entry to the station, try to travel with minimum luggage and avoid carrying metallic items as baggage sanitisation and checking of metallic items during frisking by security personnel may further increase your travel time to the destination.
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