Metro travellers deal with long queues, heavy rush
The Morning Standard|December 30, 2021
THE Delhi Metro stations on Wednesday witnessed long queues stretched to over 2 kms and passengers who had to wait for over 45 minutes just to enter a station, a day after the government restricted the passenger occupancy to 50 per cent in metros and buses.
IFRAH MUFTI

The restrictions were imposed following a ‘Yellow’ alert enforced by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, owing to the increasing number of Covid-19 cases. The orders entailed that the metros will run with 50 per cent occupancy, with no standing passengers allowed.

The passengers complained about waiting for long hours outside the stations, missing the trains due to heavy rush and 100 per cent seating occupancy despite the restrictions.

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