Lucknowites turn to Metro trains for safe travel during COVID pandemic, ridership soars over 15,000!
The UPMRC has shared the ridership count of the Lucknow Metro and the soaring tally, crossing the 15,000 mark, indicate the popularity of the public transport system among citizens. The Managing Director of the Uttar Pradesh Metro Corporation congratulated the entire staff and support team for the achievement.
The benchmarking services of Lucknow Metro
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According to the Metro Rail Corporation reports, the metro patronage by September 28, Sunday closing hours rounded up to about 15,446 passengers. This increasing ridership is suggestive of the fact that Lucknowites are opting for metro transport for a safe and surveilled commute during the raging coronavirus pandemic.
The UPMRC has established ground protocols to ensure the safety of the passengers, and this alertness in the backdrop of Unlock 4 has won the belief of citizens who are stepping out to resume and re-start work and businesses.
Lucknow Metro Transport system has prepared a layout to enforce social distancing at city stations and within the carriages, ensuring proper and frequent sanitation along with UV cleaning of metro tokens. The imposition of smart card usage for daily travellers and controlled lift capacity has also re-assured the customers that Lucknow metro is in fact safer and efficient than any other means of public transport in the city!