In Unlock-4, passengers traveling through Delhi Metro will have to buy only cashless tickets. That is, there will no longer be a token from the counter. Passengers will be given facility to recharge online or cashless on smart card. Significantly, the Delhi Metro has been closed since 22 March.
Parking facility available at metro station will be closed for the time being
Feeder bus service bringing people to the station will also be closed for the time being
Corona cases are increasing rapidly across the country. However, in Delhi, the speed of Corona has been slightly slower than before. In such a situation, the discussion has intensified on the revival of Delhi’s ‘Lifeline’ i.e. Delhi Metro. The Home Ministry may soon allow the Delhi Metro to run on the tracks again. In this case, unlock-4 can be allowed. In such a situation, speculation has started on the safety standards of Delhi Metro.
According to the Indian Express, passengers traveling with the Delhi Metro in Unlock-4 will have to buy only cashless tickets. That is, there will no longer be a token from the counter. Passengers will be given facility to recharge online or cashless on smart card. Significantly, the Delhi Metro has been closed since 22 March. In September, the Metro can be allowed to run with the rules of social distancing.
DMRC has the responsibility of 385 stations
After the new guidelines of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the parking facility available at the metro station will remain closed for the time being. Apart from this, the feeder bus service connecting the station and bringing people from nearby areas to the station will also be closed for the time being. According to the new SOP prepared by DMRC, ‘there will be no system to recharge the card. Smart card / QR code will be allowed to travel in the metro. Even ticket vending machines will not accept cash.
According to the Indian Express, the temperature inside the metro coach will also be taken care of. In view of the corona epidemic, the temperature will be kept between 24-28 degrees. Fresh air will be communicated at the terminal station by keeping the doors open for a specified period. There are currently 285 stations under DMRC, which have access to 389 km of Delhi and NCR.