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Bengaluru metro to begin ops from Sept 7 with fix timing, limited seatings

Further, from September 11, 2020 trains on both the lines will operate from 7 am to 9 pm with a peak hour frequency of 5 minutes and non-peak hour frequency of 10 minutes

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Namma Metro, Bengaluru, Metro
A train on the Green Line of Namma Metro's Phase-1, from Sampige Road Metro Station to Yelchenahalli Metro Station, before its inauguration in Bengaluru.

Trains on Bengaluru's Namma Metro will operate between 8-11 am and 4

According to a release by the Bangalore Corporation Ltd, while trains on the purple line will begin from September 7, those on the green line will ply from September 9 onwards.

Further, from September 11, 2020 trains on both the lines will operate from 7 am to 9 pm with a peak hour frequency of 5 minutes and non-peak hour frequency of 10 minutes.

For travel, passengers will have to use smart cards as tokens will not be sold, and face masks will be necessary to be worn at all times in the metro premises.

The corporation has also asked commuters to maintain a social distancing of 2 meters and said that a maximum of 400 passengers would be permitted to travel in each train at one point of time, apart from alternate seats being kept vacant in view of the COVID-19 scenario.

The detailed SOP by BMRCL would be released today.

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First Published: Thu, September 03 2020. 09:08 IST
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