After 8 Long Years, Delhi Metro Fares To Be Hiked Tomorrow Onward, Maximum Fare Now ₹50!

Delhi Metro fares

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation board on Monday accepted a proposal to increase rider fare. The minimum Delhi Metro fares – Wednesday onward – will be increased from ₹8 to ₹10 & maximum from ₹30 to ₹50-₹60! The fare revision comes after 8 stupendous years in the business of making commuting easier for Delhites.

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  • Delhi Metro officials said, the fare revision will be implemented in two phases – starting 10th May & 1st October.
  • There will be a total of six fare slabs as against the existing 15 fare slabs, with a minimum fare of ₹10 & a maximum fare of ₹50 – ₹60.
  • Under the phase I starting on tomorrow, metro rides will cost ₹10 up to 2 km, ₹15 from 2 to 5 km, ₹20 for 5 to 12 km. Further, ₹30 for 12 to 21 km, ₹40 for 21 to 32 km & ₹50 over 32 km.
  • Similarly, under phase II from 1st October, a metro ride will cost ₹10 up to 2 km, ₹20 from 2 to 5 km & ₹30 for 5 to 12 km. Also, ₹40 for 12 to 21 km, ₹50 for 21 to 32 km & finally, ₹60 over 32 km.

DforDelhi Recommends:

  • You continue to use your smart card, as the 10% discount on Delhi Metro fares will be continue to be in place. Also, we suggest that if you don’t use a smart card, you better start!
  • And forget about buying tokens every time you have to use the Delhi Metro! And save yourself the increased agony of increased Delhi Metro fares hampering the quick movement you require in the stations!

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