NOIDA, INDIA (Metro Rail News): After the relaxation of partial curfew in Gautam Buddh Nagar, NMRC resumed train services from 09-06-2021. Initially, passenger ridership remained very low and week-wise average daily ridership of only 2,877 passengers could be achieved.
NMRC has been taking necessary measures to prevent the spread of covid-19 and to ensure a safe journey of commuters –
- All NMRC trains are fully sanitized after each trip:
- The stations, platform and other “contact areas” like Call buttons of lifts, AFC gates, Handle belts of Escalators & Staircases, POS machines etc. are sanitized at regular intervals.
- Passenger screening team is deployed at each station to check masks, temperature and hand sanitization of commuters.
- Signages & markings are provided in station area and inside trains for maintaining proper social distance amongst passengers.
Due to various measures taken by NMRC, the confidence of commuters has been growing gradually. As a result, in the previous week i.e., from 11-10-2021 to 17-10-21, NMRC achieved week-wise average daily ridership of 17, 289. NMRC also achieved its highest ridership of 22,996 passengers on a single day post lockdown on 11-10-2021.
Ritu Maheshwari, NMRC, MD appeals to Passengers to use Noida metro services without any fear or inhibition.