After nearly six months Kolkata Metro resumed its services today taking necessary measures to ensure social distancing. The first train left at 8 am and the last train of the day will depart the terminal stations at both ends at 7.40 pm. A commuter said, We are happy that metro has started, as we were facing a lot of trouble in travelling. The arrangements here are very well & proper sanitization is being undertaken.
Tapes has been marked at several places at the stations to ensure physical distancing is maintained by all the commuters. The ‘Do not sit here’ stickers have also been fixed on alternate seats to maintain social distancing inside the metros.
While automatic sanitizer disposing units have been installed inside the stations, police force has been deployed outside the metro stations for crowd management.