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Line 1 of the Lima Metro: the number of trips increases per Christmas season

Lima, December 7, 2021Updated on 07/12/2021 09:09 pm

The Urban Transport Authority for Lima and Callao (TO YOU) ordered, in coordination with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC), to increase the number of trips of the trains of the Line 1 of the Lima and Callao Metro, from December 8 to December 31.

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It’s a statement, the entity indicated that the objective of the measure is to avoid crowds at stations and thus reduce the risk of contagion from COVID-19 during activities by Christmas and New Years. It also seeks to reduce the waiting times of users to board the trains, as demand increases due to the end of the year holidays.

According to the new schedule, from Monday to Friday, starting at 9 am, the interval between trains will be reduced by one to two minutes compared to the November schedule.

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In this way, during the weekdays, 66 more trips than in November, benefiting around 34,000 additional users who will be able to access these trips.

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On Saturdays, 72 more trips will be made, which will allow 37,000 more users to be transferred than in the previous month. On Sundays, 114 trips will be increased, benefiting more than 59,000 users.

On December 8, 24, 25 and 31, the programming of the service will be differentiated, taking into account the demand of users for holidays and end-of-year parties.

The TO YOU encourages users to recharge their cards in advance at authorized points located in the stations of the Line 1 of the Lima and Callao Metro, to avoid setbacks on your travels.

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He also asked passengers to board the trains with a KN95 mask or double mask, (one with three folds and another on top of their preference), respect the capacity and maintain the recommended distance, in order to avoid contagion of COVID-19.

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