Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line and Grey Line resumed its full-fledged operations from Friday, September 11 at 7 am. The trains will be operated in two batches of six-hour each from 7 am to 1 pm and 4-10 pm.
Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line and Grey Line started operations today (Photo: PTI)
Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line and Grey Line resumed operations on Friday morning after being closed for over five months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The services at the Magenta Line and Grey Line started at 7 am. The trains on the Magenta Line and Grey Line will be operated in two batches of six-hour each from 7 am to 1 pm and 4-10 pm.
In a tweet, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said, “With the people of Delhi NCR efficiently following our safety guidelines, we have successfully begun operations on the magenta and grey lines today. Take precautions and travel safe! #MetroBackOnTrack.”
The opening of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line and Grey Line is the second stage of the graded manner in which the metro services are being brought back to operation after being closed for 173 days.
The Delhi Metro services were closed on March 22 to check the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Services on other lines that had reopened under stage one from Monday through Thursday will now also follow the stage two schedule.
Yellow Line and Rapid Metro were the first ones to be reopened on Monday, followed by Blue Line and Pink Line resuming services on Wednesday.
On Thursday, Red Line, Violet Line, and Green Line were made operational.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has appealed to people to use rapid transport only if urgently needed.
(With PTI inputs)