Noida, Sept 07, 2020

Noida Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (NMRC) successfully commenced operations on the first day of opening the Aqua Line for the general public at 7 AM today. The NMRC staff was ready to welcome the passengers in the Metro system and guide them through all the new procedures that have to be followed by the passengers for travelling in the Aqua Line.

On the first day of operations after the end of lockdown, NMRC recorded a ridership of approx. 200 passengers after operating the trains from 7 AM to 11 AM in the morning at a frequency of 15 minutes. In the evening NMRC will be operating from 5 PM to 9 PM with a 15 minutes frequency.

The NMRC trains were also fully sanitised 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. were also sanitised at regular intervals.

Constant announcements were also being made at the stations and inside the trains to generate awareness among passengers and to urge them to follow the guidelines. The NMRC stations and trains were being NMRC constantly monitored at the Control Centres with the help of CCTV cameras.

The passengers also cooperated fully with the NMRC staff and adhered to all the guidelines prescribed by NMRC for their safety.

Ritu Maheshwari
Managing Director
Noida Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.