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UPSC students can board Delhi Metro from 6 am tomorrow to reach exam centres

The Delhi Metro will begin its services on all lines from 6 am tomorrow (Sunday), in order to facilitate the students set to appear for UPSC examinations. The DMRC in a statement on Sunday, September 20, had said that the regular timings as per earlier time table with services starting at 8:00 AM on Phase 3 sections (on Sundays) will continue.

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New Delhi Published on: October 03, 2020 12:37 IST
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Delhi metro to begin service at 6 am on Sunday for UPSC candidates

The Delhi Metro will begin its services on all lines from 6 am tomorrow (Sunday), in order to facilitate the students set to appear for UPSC examinations. The development was confirmed through a statement by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Twitter, which read, "To facilitate students for the UPSC examinations, Delhi Metro services will begin at 6 AM from terminal stations of all lines on 4th October."

The DMRC in a statement on Sunday, September 20, had said that the regular timings as per earlier time table with services starting at 8:00 AM on Phase 3 sections (on Sundays) will continue.

The metro, which had suspended its services in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, reopened with caution putting into place a series of measures such as closed token counters, limited entry and exit points, thermal scanners, and sanitisers among others to enable commuters to adhere to COVID-19 protection protocols.

Apart from regular frontline staff at the stations, the DMRC has made the additional deployment of around 1,000 officials/staff across the line(s)/network to assist and guide passengers in the wake of new norms of Metro travel, which may take some time to settle in. 

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