LUCKNOW, Sept. 7 -- Lucknow Metro is all set to restart operations from Monday after a break of about five-and-half months with special arrangement for passenger protection against Covid-19.

UP Metro Rail Corporation managing director Kumar Keshav said: "Lucknow Metro has made use of advanced technology to make travel safe for passengers and Metro staff. We have laid special emphasis on contactless travel, sanitisation, social distancing, hygiene and cleanliness by using ultraviolet (UV) lights for disinfecting surfaces and installing touch-free foot pedals in elevators."

Keshav said: "Unlike chemical or water disinfectants, UV disinfectants provide rapid and effective elimination of harmful bacteria and viruses that are present on any su...