The Karnataka government has allowed the ‘Namma Metro’ services in Bengaluru till 9 p.m. from Tuesday. This decision came as part of lifting lockdown restrictions since the Covid-positivity rate dipped to less than 1 per cent in the state.
Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) had suffered losses up to Rs 904.26 crore due to suspension of services in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Earlier, the Karnataka government had allowed ‘Namma Metro’ services to operate with 100 per cent capacity on June 5.
Now the metro services in Bengaluru city operate from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. The commuters can also avail tokens from counters and travel following Covid guidelines.