After a five-month additionally break, the Chennai Metro Rail administrations and long-distance buses connecting different locales in Tamil Nadu recommenced operations on Monday. Similarly, trains inside the state too continued services after a break of almost three months.
When the primary Metro train departed from the Air terminal to Washermenpet, at 7 am, Industries Minister M C Sampath was among those who boarded the train and he voyages up to Nandanam station.
Train stoppage time at stations has been expanded from 20 seconds to 50 seconds to encourage travelers to de-board and board by maintaining social separating. Stickers were stuck and markings have been made both in trains and platforms so that passengers may sit on interchange seats to ensure social distancing.
The temperature of passengers was observed through warm cameras and train stages were sanitized utilizing disinfectants.
Moreover, trains inside Tamil Nadu counting the every day Chennai-Coimbatore Intercity, Chennai Egmore Tiruchchirappalli, Chennai Egmore, and Coimbatore- Mayiladuthurai-Coimbatore Janshatabdi Special (but Tuesdays) continued services.