Metro’s Airport Express Line launches new scheme

Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 15:07

New Delhi: In a bid to increase its
ridership, the Airport Express Line on Thursday launched `Chota
Card` fare scheme offering 10 trips in a month at a discounted
price.
Army official Lt. Gen Chetinder Singh launched the scheme
at Dhaula Kuan Station, which is in close vicinity of Army
Cantonment.

Anil P Gupta, President, Reliance Infrastructure said,
"We are thankful to DMRC and other stakeholders for providing
us all the support in making Airport metro fully operational.
Delhi commuters will now be able to save their commuting time
and enjoy hassle-free, pollution-free travel in the swanky
high speed airport metro."

"Launch of ‘Chota Card’ is one such step in that
direction where even less frequent travelers can enjoy the
benefit of Airport Metro, at a much lesser cost," he said.
Priced at 25 per cent discounted rate from the existing
daily token, `Chota Card` will cost anywhere between Rs 150 to
Rs 750 for ten trips, depending upon the boarding and
de-boarding stations of passenger."

The high speed Airport Metro, connecting New Delhi
station to Dwarka sector 21 via IGI T3 airport now runs full
fledged service with all its six stations commercially
operational for the passengers.

The Line has already has a 60-trip card.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 15:07

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