Metro trains will resume operations in a graded manner and all metro networks having more than one line would open different lines starting from September 7 in a staggered manner so that all corridors become operational by September 12, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on September 2.
"Metro rail operations are being resumed in a graded manner from September 7. Those metro systems which have more than one line will open different lines from September 7 in a calibrated manner, so that all corridors become operations by September 12," Puri told reporters.
Delhi, Noida, Chennai, Kochi, Bangalore, Mumbai Line-1, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Maha Metro (Nagpur) Kolkata, Gujarat and UP Metro (Lucknow) have prepared their SOPs.
The government of Maharashtra has decided not to resume operation of metro during September 2020. Hence, Mumbai Line-1 and Maharashtra Metro operations shall commence from October 2020 or as the state government may decide further, he said.