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A CISF personnel uses a modified metal detector to ensure social distancing as part of preparations ahead of the resumption of Delhi Metro services from Sept. 7 with restrictions, at Rajiv Chowk station in New Delhi.

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Handsfree thermal screening device installed at Rajiv Chowk station as part of preparations ahead of the resumption of Delhi Metro services from Sept. 7 with restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Mangu Singh (L) speaks as Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri looks on during a press conference to announce the SOP/guidelines ahead of the reopening of metro services from Sep 7, during Unlock 4, in New Delhi.

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Metro trains parked at Khyber Pass Metro Depot, in New Delhi. Metro services will be resumed from Sept 7 with certain restrictions.

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Deserted metro track from Mayur Vihar to Nizamuddin over Yamuna bridge, during Unlock 4.0, in New Delhi. Metro services will be resumed from Sept 7 with certain restrictions.

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People sit outside Kashmere Gate Metro station, during unlock 3.0, in New Delhi. Metro train services may be allowed in the ''Unlock 4'' phase beginning September 1.

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Metro trains parked at DMRC depot at Khyber Pass, during Unlock 3.0, in New Delhi. Metro train services may be allowed in the ''Unlock 4'' phase beginning September 1.

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Delhi Metro workers cast U-girders for Aerocity-Tughlakabad Metro Corridor of Phase 4, in New Delhi.

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Metro trains stand parked at a yard, after services were closed for commuters in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Timarpur in New Delhi.

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Men walk past Metro Bhawan (DMRC Building), during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. Around 20 staff members of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) have tested positive with coronavirus infection.

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DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh inspects a metro train to review the preparations for the resumption of metro services, in New Delhi.

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Metros are seen parked at a yard after their services were suspended during Janta Curfew in the wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Metros are seen parked at a yard after lock down, at Timarpur in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak. The central government decided to suspend all metro train services across the country till March 31 in view of coronavirus outbreak.

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A deserted view of Laxmi Nagar Metro Station in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. The self-imposed Janta Curfew to be observed till 9 pm today, amid rising cases of Coronavirus in the country.

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Passengers wearing a protective mask in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, waits to board metro at a station, in New Delhi.

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A worker cleans a railing in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), at Rajeev Chowk metro station in New Delhi.

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A worker cleans a railing in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), at Rajeev Chowk metro station in New Delhi.

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Peoples wearing a protective mask in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, waits to board metro at a station, in New Delhi.

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Workers clean entry gates at Rajeev Chowk metro station in the wake of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi.

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Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) jawans wear masks as a safety measure against the coronavirus, at the Rajiv Chowk metro station in Delhi.

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A worker cleans hand railings at pink line metro station to prevent the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Commuters ride in a nearly empty pink line metro, in view of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Passengers wear masks to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic while travelling in a metro, in New Delhi.

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A worker cleans a railing in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), at Rajeev Chowk metro station in New Delhi.

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Workers clean entry gates at Rajeev Chowk metro station in the wake of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi.

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A worker cleans entry gates at Rajeev Chowk metro station in the wake of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi. India has more than 80 positive coronavirus cases so far.

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Passengers wear masks to mitigate the spread of coronavirus while travelling in a metro, in New Delhi.

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A commuter wearing a protective mask in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, waits to board metro at a station, in New Delhi.

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Commuters wear protective masks in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, while travelling in a metro, in New Delhi.

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A commuter wears protective mask in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, while travelling in a metro, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's (DMRC) managing director Mangu Singh launches Wifi facility inside train coaches on the Airport Line, in New Delhi. At present underground metro train WiFi facility is available in Russia, South Korea and China. This is the first of such facility in India and the South Asian region.

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Commuters use mobile phones connected to the free Wifi facility inside train coaches on the Airport Line, launched by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today, in New Delhi. At present underground metro train WiFi facility is available in Russia, South Korea and China. This is the first of such facility in India and the South Asian region.

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A metro train runs on a track in New Delhi. Construction of Delhi Metro's Phase-IV began with a ground-breaking ceremony at Haider Badli Mor as piling work began for construction of 10 stations on Janakpuri-R K Ashram corridor.

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DMRC Chairman Mangu Singh inaugurates fourth phase of Delhi Metro at Haiderpur Badali in New Delhi. Construction of Delhi Metro's Phase-IV began with a ground-breaking ceremony at Haider Badli Mor as piling work began for construction of 10 stations on Janakpuri-R K Ashram corridor.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with commuters in the metro train on his way to attend the Gita Aradhana Mahotsav at ISKCON temple, in south Delhi’s East of Kailash.

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Police personnel investigate the site of the Golf Course station where a man from Delhi ended his life by jumping in front of a speeding metro train, in Noida. The incident took place at around 9.30 am and briefly disrupted the services on the Blue Line of the metro, connecting Electronic City in Noida and Dwarka in Delhi.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with an officer as she looks at solar panels on the roof of a metro station in New Delhi.

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Delhi metro running amid dense haze and low visibility, in Ghaziabad.

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Delhi metro running amid dense haze and low visibility, in New Delhi. Delhi had anticipated the season's worst pollution levels in the morning after Diwali, but the air quality, although "very poor", turned out better than the last three years, according to data of the government's air quality monitors.

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the inauguration of Dwarka - Najafgarh Metro corridor (Grey Line) of the Delhi Metro, at Metro Bhawan Auditorium in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (R) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the inauguration of Dwarka - Najafgarh Metro corridor (Grey Line) of the Delhi Metro, at Metro Bhawan Auditorium in New Delhi.

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A metro train halts at a station on Dwarka-Najafgarh Metro corridor (Grey Line), during a media preview, in New Delhi. The 4.295 km long corridor will comprise of three stations – Dwarka Nangli and Najafgarh.

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A view of the inside of a metro train running on Dwarka-Najafgarh Metro corridor during a media preview, in New Delhi. The 4.295 km long corridor will comprise of three stations – Dwarka Nangli and Najafgarh.

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A view of Dwarka-Najafgarh Metro corridor which began operation, in New Delhi. The 4.295 km long corridor will comprise of three stations – Dwarka Nangli and Najafgarh.

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Senior police officials brief the CISF commandos at a metro station after the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) issued a red alert on the metro rail network in the capital as advised by the security agencies on the eve of Independence day, in Noida.

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CISF personnel stand guard at a metro station during high alert in wake of I-Day and recent developments on Kashmir, in New Delhi.

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A metro train during the trial run on the 4.295 kilometre long Dwarka – Najafgarh Metro corridor, in New Delhi. This section comprises of three stations – Dwarka, Nangli and Najafgarh, out of which Dwarka and Nangli are elevated stations while Najafgarh is underground.

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It’s not clear how free metro or bus rides will ensure women’s safety.

Photograph by Jitender Gupta

Passengers come out of the Chattarpur Metro Station after the operations on Yellow Line got affected due to some technical glitches, in New Delhi. The Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in the city to Huda City Centre in Gurgaon.

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DMRC technicians carry out restoration work between Qutub Minar and Chhattarpur metro stations on the Yellow line metro line after technical glitches, leaving many passengers stranded, in New Delhi. Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in the city to Huda City Centre in Gurgaon.

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A buzzing ­Delhi metro station

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Commuters travel by the newly-inaugurated metro line between Noida City Centre - Noida Electronic City, at Greater Noida.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi flags off the Noida City Centre - Noida Electronic City Section of the Metro as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and others look on, at Greater Noida.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda section, an extension of the Delhi Metro's Red Line, in Ghaziabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with commuters in the metro train on his way to attend the Gita Aradhana Mahotsav at ISKCON temple, in south Delhi’s East of Kailash.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with a child in the metro train on his way to attend the Gita Aradhana Mahotsav at ISKCON temple, in south Delhi’s East of Kailash.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to commuters at a metro station, ahead of the Gita Aradhana Mahotsav at ISKCON temple, in south Delhi’s East of Kailash.

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A metro trains runs on the Lajpat Nagar – Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 Metro section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line, after its inauguration in New Delhi.

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Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia, Japan’s Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra flag off a metro train to inaugurate the Lajpat Nagar – Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 Metro section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line, in New Delhi. DMRC MD Mangu Singh is also seen.

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A metro trains runs on the Lajpat Nagar – Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 Metro section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line, after its inauguration in New Delhi.

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Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Mangu Singh attends an exhibition organised on the 16th anniversary of Delhi Metro's operations, at Rajeev Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi.

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The new common mobility card titled 'ONE', in New Delhi during its launch by Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, Transport Commissioner Varsha Joshi and DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh.

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Metro service between Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh) and Escorts Mujesar commences after it was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi via remote in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia flag off the 17.8-kilometre long Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake – Shiv Vihar Metro corridor, in New Delhi.

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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel stand guard at Anand Vihar Metro station during a media preview of the Trilokpuri, Sanjay Lake- Shiv Vihar section, in New Delhi

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A train on the Pink line of the metro arrives at Anand Vihar metro station during a media preview of the Trilokpuri, Sanjay Lake- Shiv Vihar section, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels in Airport Express Metro Line to reach the venue of the foundation stone laying ceremony of India International Convention and Expo Centre at Dwarka, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels in Airport Express Metro Line to reach the venue of the foundation stone laying ceremony of India International Convention and Expo Centre at Dwarka, in New Delhi.

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In this photo provided by DMRC dated Dec 24, 2002, the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is seen buying a smart card on the inauguration day of the first-ever corridor of Delhi Metro, in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (C), Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar(L) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flag off a section of Pink Line metro between Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus and Lajpat Nagar Metro, in New Delhi.

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Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar(L) greets Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (C) looks on during the inauguration of a section of Pink Line metro between Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus and Lajpat Nagar Metro corridor, in New Delhi.

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A view of Sarojini Nagar metro station during a media preview of Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus - Lajpat Nagar corridor, in New Delhi.

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A view of INA metro station during a media preview of Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus - Lajpat Nagar corridor, in New Delhi.

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Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs Secretary cum DMRC Chairperson Durga Shanker Mishra with DMRC MD Mangu Singh (L) launches an upgraded version of ‘Delhi Metro Mobile App’, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with South Korean President Moon Jae-in wave at their supporters at Yamuna Bank metro station, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with South Korean President Moon Jae-in travel in a metro, in New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore iteracts with commuters on the Delhi Metro, on his way to meet cricketer Virendra Sehwag at his residence for BJP's campaign 'Sampark se Samarthan', in New Delhi.

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A safety rope tied to secure a boundary railing which collapsed on the coach of a Delhi metro train on the Violet Line, between Jangpura and Lajpat Nagar stations, prompting a delay in the transport service, in New Delhi.

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Metro train after the inauguration of the 11.2-km-long fully-elevated Mundka-Bahadurgarh section of the Delhi Metro's Green Line by Prime Minister Narendra Modi through a video-conference facility from the PMO (New Delhi), in Bahadurgarh.

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and DMRC MD Mangu Singh at the inauguration of the 24.82 km long Kalkaji Mandir-Janakpuri West stretch of the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri speaks at the inauguration of the 24.82 km long Kalkaji Mandir-Janakpuri West stretch of the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line, in New Delhi. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and DMRC MD Mangu (L) are also seen.

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