In new pointers issued forward of the resumption of Metro prepare companies on the Noida-Greater Noida Aqua line, the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has mentioned commuters discovered travelling with out face masks within the Noida-Greater Noida metro rail should pay a high quality of Rs 500 and people caught spitting should cough up Rs 100.
The companies of the Noida-Greater Noida Metro, also referred to as the Aqua Line, are set to renew from Monday (September 7) after a spot of 5 months with a number of anti-COVID precautions like commuters sustaining social distancing and having face cowl in place, NMRC mentioned on Saturday.
“Passengers found spitting inside metro stations, trains or any other metro premises will have to pay a fine of Rs 100 for the first time and Rs 500 for any subsequent occurrence.
Passengers found travelling without masks in the metro trains, stations or any other metro premises will have to pay a fine of Rs 500,” the NMRC mentioned in an announcement.
“These penalties will be imposed strictly by the NMRC staff so that commuters follow the guidelines and help the NMRC in preventing the spread of the coronavirus,” it added.
NMRC‘s senior officers on Saturday held an in depth inspection of the whole Aqua Line to verify the “health” of the metro system and to keep away from any last-minute glitches in its operation.
The inspection was carried beneath the steerage of NMRC Chief Operating Officer Ravindra Saxena and different officers of the Operations, Electrical and Rolling Stock workforce, it said.
“All the systems were thoroughly checked by officials. All the officials travelled in a rail motor trolley to check the tracks and signalling from the Depot station in Greater Noida to Sector 51 Station in Noida,” the NMRC mentioned.
“They stopped at various stations on the way and inspected each and every aspect related to the functioning of the Metro trains and all its related systems,” it added.
The inspection was additionally executed to verify the preparedness of the NMRC for starting metro companies after the lockdown of just about 5 months and to fill lapses, if any, and to verify the elements associated to the implementation of the rules adopted by NMRC to forestall the unfold of the coronavirus.
(With inputs from PTI)
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