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Travelling In Delhi Metro To Be Costlier From Today

New Delhi : Delhi Metro has hiked its fares from today. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Board, in its meeting last night, decided to go ahead with fare hike as per the recommendations of the Fare Fixation Committee. 


DMRC Board said, it has no power to change the recommendations of the fare fixation committee, which has proposed the hike. 


The new fare structure will be: up to 2 km Rs.10, 2 to 5 km Rs. 20, 5 to 12 km Rs. 30, 12 to 21 km Rs. 40, 21 to 32 km Rs. 50 and for journeys beyond 32 km Rs. 60.


The fare hike of Rs. 10 for all travels beyond 5 km comes barely five months after the last one. The maximum fare, for journeys beyond 32 km, will now be Rs. 60.


10% discount will  be continued on every journey made by the passengers using Smart Card besides an additional 10% discount to the passengers using Smart Card who enter in the metro system during off peak hours based on the following time zones:


Start of revenue services to 08:00 AM.

Start of revenue services to 08:00 AM.

From 09:00 PM to closing of revenue service


The additional discount is applicable from Monday to Saturday (weekdays) only except national holidays. Thus, in all a passenger may avail 20% discount on smart card while travelling during the off-peak time on these day


There will be no change in the fares of Airport Express Line (Orange Line).

By TIS Staffer
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