Keeping in mind the safety 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 health and hygiene.
The revamped guidelines extend to every outlet and encompass check-in procedures, station premises, and surveillance systems, he said, adding that Lucknow Metro will follow normal timings of operation — 6 am to 10 pm — when services resume on September 7.
Lucknow Metro has adopted the highest level of hygiene and safety measures for the well-being of commuters and it is the safest way to travel, UPMRC MD Kumar Keshav said.
Keshav said special emphasis is being laid on mopping and cleanliness inside the Metro premises.
Markings have been placed within the station premises and inside trains to maintain social distancing.
He advised the Metro staff to encourage passengers to use the GoSmart Card which is a contact less form of travel that can reduce the transmission the risk of the novel corona virus.
Keshav said station premises of the Lucknow Metro will be sanitised at regular intervals and Metro trains will also be sanitised twice a day.
Ahead of restarting of operations of Lucknow Metro amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, he inspected and reviewed operational preparedness.