On the primary day of the resumption of providers, Chennai Metro Rail catered to just about 26,000 passengers on Monday. This is about 20% of pre-COVID-19 ranges.
According to officers of Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), about 25,000-30,000 passengers might ride the Metro for the primary few days after resumption of providers. “This has been alongside anticipated traces. People going to north Chennai, Chennai airport, CMBT and Chennai Central largely determined to take the trains on the primary day. The different terminal stations like Alandur, Thirumangalam and Wimco Nagar noticed an affordable variety of passengers,” an official stated.
‘Still many curbs’
“We nonetheless have a variety of restrictions in place. So, till we see a variety of relaxations, just like the reopening of malls, seashores or locations of worship, we might not have any vital enchancment,” the official added.
Chennai Metro Rail is levying a fantastic of ₹200 on passengers not carrying masks.
It has additionally deployed a staff of workers to test if bodily distance is being maintained.