Keeping in thoughts the protection of commuters amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has revised its operational framework to meet the highest standards of well being and hygiene.
The revamped tips lengthen to each outlet and embody check-in procedures, station premises and surveillance programs, he stated, including that Lucknow Metro will observe regular timings of operation — 6 am to 10 pm — when companies resume on September 7.
‘Lucknow Metro has adopted the highest stage of hygiene and security measures for the well-being of commuters and it’s the most secure method to journey,’ UPMRC MD Kumar Keshav stated.
Keshav stated particular emphasis is being laid on mopping and cleanliness contained in the Metro premises. Signage and markings have been positioned throughout the station premises and inside trains to keep social distancing.
He suggested the Metro employees to encourage passengers to use the GoSmart Card which is a contactless kind of journey that may scale back the transmission danger of the novel coronavirus.
The GoSmart Cards could be recharged on-line thereby making certain a safer journey expertise as in contrast to tokens. Commuters may use these playing cards for producing tokens from ticket merchandising machines for his or her relations.
Keshav stated station premises of the Lucknow Metro will likely be sanitised at common intervals and Metro trains can even be sanitised twice a day.
Ahead of restarting of operations of Lucknow Metro amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, he inspected and reviewed the operational preparedness.
He additionally ensured that each one the ample preparations be made for the sanitisation of Metro premises.
During the inspection, he instructed the operational employees akin to station controllers, buyer care Assistants and safety personnel to put on masks and gloves whereas coping with commuters and cling to social distancing norms, the UPMRC stated in a press launch.
Metro companies have been suspended throughout the nation in late March to verify the unfold of the novel coronavirus.