Speaking to media, a senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official said that over 1.5 lakh people had availed metro services across the various corridors till 7:30 PM. Of these, 2,268 people used the Airport Line.
All corridors of the DMRC network are now operational and the Metro services will follow the pre-coronavirus time schedule — 6 AM to 11 PM.
The DMRC wrote on Twitter that “With the resumption of service on the Airport Express Line, all lines of the Delhi Metro network are now open! Remember to follow the guidelines when travelling. #MetroBackOnTrack.”
The DMRC said around 200 passengers were counselled for not wearing face masks properly.
The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation released a statement in which it said that 114 passengers were fined ₹ 200 each for violation of social distancing norms or not wearing masks or face covers inside trains.
Speaking to media, many commuters said they felt safe travelling in the metro.
“This Sunday, 13th September, Metro operations will start at 6:00 AM on all sections. Starting next Sunday, 20th September, regular timings as per earlier time table with services starting at 8:00 AM on Phase 3 sections (on Sundays) will continue. #MetroBackOnTrack,” the DMRC said in a tweet.