The government had taken the decision recently to introduce special passenger trains and public transport during lockdown 4.0. Due to this decision, buses, auto-taxis, cabs and e-rickshaws have been seen running on the road after about two months in Delhi. Soon, common people can start traveling from Delhi Metro once again. DMRC has stepped up its preparations to start the Delhi Metro. It is believed that by the end of this week or from next week, Delhi Metro’s passenger service can be resumed. However, the final decision in this regard is to be taken by the central government.
Before the commencement of Metro service, DMRC wants to be fully prepared on its behalf, so that the Metro operation can be started as soon as permission is granted. For this, employees of all departments have also been asked to come to work. The DMRC had started calling 33 per cent and then 50 per cent of the staff first, following the instructions issued during the lockdown, but now sources have revealed that from Tuesday, all the employees of all departments should report to the office. It has been given, that is, all departments of DMRC will be able to work to their full potential.
With this, all the works related to the operation of the metro will be completed quickly and the possibilities of the metro to start soon have also increased. Although sources say that no indication has been received so far from the government to start the operation of the metro, but now from Tuesday, the way the entire staff in all departments have been asked to report on duty, Due to this, the possibility of Metro starting soon has increased further.
After the trains, air travel has started from Monday, while the operation of 200 new trains is going to start from June 1, of which 88 trains will run from different railway stations in Delhi itself. Apart from this, preparations are also underway to start the interstate movement of buses quickly. In such a situation, people will not have difficulty in commuting to and from the airport, railway station and bus base, so it will be very important to start the metro. Also, given the kind of heat wave that is going on in Delhi, the need to start the Metro operation soon is also felt to remove the troubles of the office goers.