Delhi Metro news: Since the resumption of full DMRC services post 169-day hiatus due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, around 2.5 lakh commuters used the Delhi Metro services till late evening on Monday, the first working day.
On Saturday, the DMRC had gone back to its schedule as it was before the metro rail operations were suspended on 22 March 2020 to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. A DMRC official was quoted in a PTI report saying that on Monday, the ridership till 7:30 PM stood at 2,49,884. The three main corridors – Red Line, Yellow Line, Blue Line and Blue Line branch had a ridership of 29,394 commuters, 76,266 commuters, 67,114 commuters and 7,908 commuters respectively.
The Airport Line saw 4,237 riders on the first working day since the resumption of full Delhi Metro services.