DMRC told to review Airport Express fares, says Naidu

M.-Venkaiah-Naidu

Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Poverty Alleviation M Venkaiah Naidu has said the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been asked to review the fare structure of Airport Metro Express Line.

Responding to a query in the Rajya Sabha, the minister informed that the review of fares would be done comparing the current fares of air-conditioned buses.

Naidu said the DMRC has taken some measures to popularise the Delhi Airport Metro Line which included increasing the frequency of trains at intervals of 10.30 minutes from the earlier 15 minutes, increasing train trips from 148 to 168, increasing the speed of trains from 70kmph to 80kmph, reducing travel time between New Delhi Metro Station and Airport to 19 minutes, provision of feeder bus service between Aero City Metro Station and T1 terminal etc.

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