As Delhi Metro gets back on track after 5 months, here is what is different

DMRC had halted services on March 22, two days before the nationwide lockdown was announced

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The pre-boarding security check, meanwhile, is as intense as it was in the elusive pre-Covid days

Megha Manchanda New Delhi
At the outset, it appears as though one is about to enter a crime scene. So heavy is the police deployment. It is 8.30 in the morning at the Rohini Sector 18-19 Metro station. On an ordinary day, this would be rush hour and one would be racing with the crowd to board the train. But these aren’t ordinary times. And though the Delhi Metro service has resumed after 169 days today, with the aim to bring back some semblance of normalcy to life, the crowds are missing.

On Day 1, only the yellow line (between Samaypur Badli and HUDA City Centre) is operational. It is one of the busiest routes, on which fall the usually choc-a-bloc Vishwavidyalaya and Kashmere

First Published: Sep 07 2020 | 8:54 PM IST

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