Delhi Metro prices to increase from May 10

Story By: Rajesh Sharma
Tuesday, May, 09 2017 - 13:52

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday announced a steep hike in prices starting May 10.

The new price scheme, which will be implemented in two phases, will see the minimum fare rising up to Rs 10 from Rs 8, and the maximum fare jumping up to Rs 50 from Rs 30. 

The second round of fare hike will take place in October this year, with maximum fare going as high as Rs 60.

Meanwhile, Airport Express fares  will remain the same.

Passengers using smart cards will be given 10 per cent discount on the revised fares. 

An additional 10 per cent discount will be given to passengers exiting metro premises using a metro card on weekdays (Monday to Saturday) during off-peak hours - before 8 am, between 12 to 5 pm and after 9 pm till the closing hours. 

A special discount will be given on Sundays and national holidays, such as Republic Day and Independence Day.

The DMR board has also approved the recommendation of implementing Common Mobility Card for all other modes of transport. 

The committee's recommendations of providing luggage cabin in coaches have also been accepted.



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