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The Delhi metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had temporarily closed entry for Shaheed Sthal metro station. However, exit was allowed. This was done to ensure social distancing as part of our crowd control measures.

"Entry for Shaheed Sthal has been temporarily closed to ensure social distancing as part of our crowd control measures. Exit is allowed," tweeted Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

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Now, the entry is open, DMRC took to Twitter to update about the same.

Shaheed Sthal metro station falls on the Red Line. The Red Line (Line 1) is a metro rail line of the Delhi Metro consists of the first stretch of the Delhi Metro that was constructed and commissioned in Delhi and has of 29 stations that runs from Rithala to Shaheed Sthal (Ghaziabad ISBT) with a total distance of 34.4 km. The entire line is elevated.

Meanwhile, Delhi Metro's Flying Squads penalised 672 commuters on 7 April 2021 for not wearing a face mask properly & following social distancing. Let us all follow the protocols & politely counsel others to do the same, DMRC said.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday said commuters, who do not fall under essential category, would not be allowed to use the services during the night curfew and advised them to complete their journey before 10 pm.

The Kejriwal government has imposed seven hours of night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am with immediate effect till April 30 as the coronavirus cases continue to soar in Delhi.

The DMRC's current operational network spans about 390 km with 285 stations across 11 corridors. On regular days, the average daily ridership of the metro was over 26 lakh before the pandemic.

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