Chennai Metro Rail companies have been working with 50 % seating amenities from June 21 following the announcement of relaxations given by the Tamil Nadu authorities after a month-long lockdown within the state within the wake of the second wave of coronavirus.
Nevertheless, with additional relaxations of curfew within the state amid declining Covid -19 instances, demand for metro rail companies has elevated within the metropolis following which Chennai Metro Rail has introduced that the trains shall be operated from 5.30 am to 9 pm with impact from Thursday.
Following the announcement, the Chennai Metro Rail began its service an hour earlier than right now as a way to cater to the demand and comfort of passengers.
Throughout peak hours i.e. from 8 am to 11 pm and from 5 pm to eight pm, the trains will run on the intervals of 5 minutes for an hour. The metro rail shall be working at each 10- minutes intervals throughout regular commute hours.
In response to CMRL officers, it has additionally arrange a particular group to watch Covid -19 acceptable behaviour of the passengers which incorporates carrying masks.
As per the officers, thus far it has levied Rs 6,800 on 34 individuals who entered to metro premises with out carrying a masks and with out carrying it correctly.