Government has asked DMRC to review the fare structure of Airport Metro Express Line in comparison with AC bus fare, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) on Tuesday began a two-day mandatory safety inspection of the high-speed Airport Metro Express Corridor.
The inspection has been pending for a few weeks now as the Delhi Metro sent in a request asking the CMRS to inspect the line in November.
Kamal Nath was responding to reporters who asked him about the status of the Airport Metro, the country`s first public-private partnership Metro project, which suspended its services July 8 after structural faults were detected.
Sheila Dikshit said the committee which is carrying out the third party inspection would soon submit its report to the Urban Development Ministry based on which appropriate action would be taken.
Problems in the Airport Metro Express have got mired in a blame game with operator Reliance Infrastructure putting the entire onus on Delhi Metro for defects in the civil structure.
A day after deciding to suspend operations of the 16-month-old Delhi Airport Metro Express, Government on Saturday claimed the high-speed corridor would resume services in two months time.
International fliers can now hop
on to Delhi`s Airport Metro `baggageless` with check-in facility for flights abroad at its stations kicking off.
The service operator is set to launch wi-fi service free of cost in all six stations from Friday.
From Friday, swipe your card instead of handing over cash to buy tickets and monthly passes on the Airport Metro Express.
A frequency of 15 minutes will be maintained from 5 AM to
11 PM, the service hours of the high-speed corridor.
For the next three days, commuters
in the national capital can enjoy travel on the high-speed
Airport Metro Express at 50 per count discount.
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