With the weekend lockdown commencing from April 24 in Karnataka, the Namma metro services will not be operational during Saturdays and Sundays. In a press release, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) stated, “Metro services will be closed down for the whole day (on Saturdays and Sundays) in view of the weekend curfew.”
The officials have also changed the operational timings of the week-day operations for the week days from Monday to Friday. The Metro will function from 7 am and the last train will be leaving from the respective terminal stations by 7.30 pm which was earlier at 9 pm.
For the commuters travelling from Nagasandra, Silk Institute, Mysuru Road and Byappanahalli stations have to be within the premises of the metro station 10 minutes prior to the last train. Passengers can get the connecting metro train at the Kempegowda Metro station.
BMRCL appealed to the masses to adhere to the protocols of Covid-19 and take all the necessary precautions to contain the transmission of the deadly virus.