Hyderabad(Hyd): After a long gap of 5 mos, residents going to once again be able to travel within the metro rail come Sep 7. With the metro restarting activities, the city going to take (2) a giant jump forward in terms of repatriating to normalcy, (or) at the least going to have the semblance of it. Passengers going to as of now have to although be screened thermally, amongst different things, to make sure that the COVID-19 infection doesn’t spread.
Metro rail activities going to start in 3 stages. From Mon., under stage 1, the Miyapur to LB Nagar line (corridor 1) going to becomes operational from 7:00 am to 12 afternoon & from 4:00 prime minister to 9:00 prime minister. The 2nd stage is planned to start from Sep eight from Nagole to Raidurg (corridor 3), with the same timings. Furthermore, the 3rd stage would begin from Sep 9, with all 3 corridors getting operation from 7:00 am to 9:00 prime minister.
To make sure that physical distancing is also retained, each alternate the seat going to also be marked x inside the train & kept vacant. The metro rail officials going to also sterilize all stations & all person contact regions, involving lift buttons, escalator handrails and so on. Client handling points going to also be disinfected often in stations, preferably each Four hours, stated Hyderabad(Hyd) Metro Rail (HMR) officials.
HMR officials are also encouraging Clever Card & Mobile QR tickets, as cashless/on-line transactions going to be encouraged. “Intake of new air within the air-conditioning system going to be rised to regarding 75%. The temp inside the train must be retained within the range of 24-30 graduation Celsius depending on regional climatic circumstances,” stated a HMR officer.
No pay to the employees, green signal for Old city metro rail still uncertain
When inquired regarding the building of the line to connecting the pending MGBS to Falaknuma, that going to essentially bring the metro to the core Old City region, authorities denied to comment on the issue. Besides, sources from HMR also said that 4th class metro rail employees haven’t being made payment complete salary from that last Three mos, & that past month’s salary has also not being made payment as well.