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So, if we issue paper tickets, it will be collected in a box at the end of the trip which will then be subsequently disposed of carefully. Throughout the day, areas like lifts, escalators, AFC gates, ticket counters and platform chairs will be cleaned every four hours. Chennai: Metro trains back on track after 5 months. 08.11.2020 The Chennai Metro Rail System widely used by public for general transit and faster reachability. Before services were closed due to the nationwide lockdown, trains had been operated from 4.30am to 11pm. Peak Hour Service is NOT AVAILABLE on Saturdays and Sundays. (PTI Photo) The lockdown imposed in Tamil Nadu due to Covid-19 was Thursday extended for another month, till August 31, 2020.The decision was announced by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, a day after he held a meeting with health experts and district collectors to take stock of the situation across the state. Life and business were back on track after lockdown restrictions were relaxed in Chennai and adjoining districts, on Monday. The timings will be increased gradually. Metro trains on Sundays will now operate from 6.00 am to 11.00 pm. The Chennai Metro Rail has now revised its Sunday timings. From Monday to Saturday, metro trains will be operated from 5.30am to 11pm with trains available every seven minutes during peak hours and every 10 minutes during non-peak hours. In lifts, only four passengers will be allowed, and on escalators, passengers can stand only on alternate steps, officials said. According to officials of Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), they have decided to eliminate tokens temporarily. *Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper, crossword and print. “At both the platform and concourse level, floor markers have been created for maintaining physical distancing and there will be staff to ensure this is followed,” he added. The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) resumed services on Monday after being closed for over five months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. From Monday to Thursday, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) had operated trains for only six hours a day from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. … The Tamil Nadu government Monday announced that the stringent lockdown in Chennai within the Greater Chennai Police limits, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet and Madurai and its suburbs will be extended till July 5. Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly. Meanwhile, the lockdown in the rest of the state Nadu will be in effect till July 31 with more relaxations. Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), the public transit metro rail system is shutdown due to COVID19 restrictions with effect from 23rd March 2020. TNN / Sep 4, ... Metro rail services were closed in March following the nationwide-lockdown. Chennai Metro Rail will do away with tokens and run trains only every 10 minutes during peak hours and every 15 minutes during non-peak hours, when … Chennai: The Chennai metro has seen a massive increase in the passenger turnout since the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions have been relaxed.According to a media report, around 8.58 lakh people have used the Chennai Metro Rail. Chennai Metro Rail Time Table as of Oct - 2020 NOTE: Monday to Friday: Frequency of 7 mins during Peak hours, 10 mins during Non-peak hours is evenly maintained between Central - Alandur - … It has helped us keep apace with events and happenings. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes. We also reiterate here the promise that our team of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. CHENNAI: The move of Chennai Metro Rail to extend its operation timings, has been strongly opposed by employees who claim the extension to be an unplanned one due to lack of manpower. Chennai Lockdown: Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu — these four districts of Tamil Nadu are under complete lockdown starting … Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day's newspaper in one easy-to-read list. Metro Trains will run without peak hours throughout the service hours (07:00hrs to 22:00hrs) as per Sunday timings CMRL News Letter – November 2020 Chennai Metro rail train timings w.e.f. Printable version | Jan 15, 2021 8:36:38 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/chennai-metro-to-do-away-with-tokens-reduce-number-of-train-services-after-lockdown/article31532761.ece. The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. It is the second largest metro system in India after Delhi Metro.The system commenced service in 2015 after partially opening the first phase of the project. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. Around 8,000 passengers travelled on 8 trains that marked the resumption of limited passenger travel by Indian Railways on Tuesday. As per the guidelines, the Chennai Metro will be operational from 8 am to 8 pm from today. Special Arrangement, Chennai Metro Rail will do away with tokens and run trains only every 10 minutes during peak hours and every 15 minutes during non-peak hours, when operations start post the COVID-19 lockdown period. CMRL’s post lockdown plans. ... As for the train timings… Chennai Metro Rail tweeted, "In connection with Niver Cyclone, Metro Train services will run with Holiday Train services timetable on tomorrow (25.11.2020) with service hours from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm with the headway of every 10 min." 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Restaurants continue to adapt, fighting to survive the fallout of COVID-19. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. The patronage towards Chennai Metro is in standstill as the restriction still The Chennai Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. “It will be difficult to sanitise tokens from passengers. You can support quality journalism by turning off ad blocker or purchase a subscription for unlimited access to The Hindu. Floor markers created to ensure physical distancing | Photo Credit: When passengers enter the concourse level, they have to head to the ticket counter to purchase a smartcard or a paper ticket. As soon as passengers enter the station, they will be subjected to temperature checks and will be provided with hand sanitisers. Chennai Metro resumes services after nearly six months, but evokes poor response Staff Reporter CHENNAI, September 07, 2020 10:13 IST Updated: September 08, 2020 11:23 IST ... Bangalore and Chennai. Chennai Metro Rail trains have seven seaters, two seaters and single seaters -- after the lockdown, only three passengers will be allowed to sit in seven seaters and one passenger in two seaters, officials said. 08.11.2020 “We want to keep our staff safe as well,” another official said. Earlier on Sundays, the … The Metro Train services shall be regulated based on the wind speed and water level in track during rain/cyclone. Officials said the staff will scan baggage without touching, and passengers will be screened through the Door Frame Metal Detector only and the Hand Held Metal Detector will not be used for now. Passengers can use the ticket vending machines only to recharge their smartcards,” an official said. “The driver will monitor this through CCTV and when the train stops, passengers will be allowed to de-board first,” he added. CHENNAI: In a bid to ensure social distancing after the lockdown, Chennai Metro Rail will only be allowing three passengers to sit in a seven-seater and only one passenger in other seats. Chennai: Metro 2.0 stations will be high on technology Chennai Corporation bags 'smart city' award Immersive television viewing gets better and affordable with the … Chennai metro sees manifold increase in passengers post lockdown relaxations in September While 8.58 lakh passengers took the train in November, it is … ALSO READ: 5,033 passengers travel on first day after Chennai Metro resumes service In November, a total of 21,579 passengers utilised the QR code … Select train services will resume from today amid the ongoing lockdown for which the Indian Railways has released a new timetable with details of stations and timings. The Tamil Nadu government will ease several curbs in Chennai from Monday after 17 days of intense lockdown in the capital city and its suburban areas. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. Deccan Chronicle (08.11.2020) – Chennai metro revises train timings: 08.11.2020: DT Next (08.11.2020) – Metro trains to run from 5.30 am to 11 pm: 07.11.2020: Proposed Metrolite line likely to be rubber- tyred(The New Indian Express) 06.11.2020 Will the rebuilding result in a stronger, humbler and kinder industry? We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day. Over 1.5 lakh passengers have booked tickets. Sunday Timetable will be followed on 14.11.2020 (Saturday) on account of “Diwali Holiday”. From strict social distancing rules, to bringing about a rule that passengers have to wear masks, Chennai Metro Rail has a detailed operation plan. With 25% of workforce, Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), has resumed the preparatory work on extension of Phase 1 at Chennai Central and Wimco Nagar. CHENNAI: Five months after the first lockdown was announced to handle the Covid-19 pandemic, city streets will regain life starting Tuesday as bus … A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. Aqua Line Metro timings will be back to pre-lockdown days from Saturday The Aqua Line services were restarted on September 7. Before the lockdown, trains were operated every five minutes in the peak hours and every seven minutes in the non-peak hours of the day. Railway passenger traffic resumed on Tuesday with the govt allowing 15 pairs of trains on certain designated routes. ... Industries Minister inspects north line of Chennai Metro Rail. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. You have reached your limit for free articles this month. Crossword blog #222 | Hot pongal served here, we hear! 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