Delhi Metro | DMRC seeks subsidiary firm to manage last-mile connectivity

The ministry said 52 new metro feeder buses routes have been identified in five different zones which are central, east, west, north, and south

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DMRC planned to procure electric buses to provide last mile connectivity to metro users
DMRC planned to procure electric buses to provide last mile connectivity to metro users

New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has proposed to establish its subsidiary company to encourage last-mile connectivity in Delhi. The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry told the parliamentary panel.

The ministry said 52 new metro feeder buses routes have been identified in five different zones which are central, east, west, north, and south. In these areas, last mile connectivity would be provided using air-conditioned or CNG buses.

The government has told the panel that DMRC has planned to introduce 530 AC buses as a cluster service on gross cost model for providing feeder service in almost every part Delhi. According to an action taken a report on the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Urban Development, which was today tabled in Parliament.

Delhi Metro Feeder bus

the ministry told the committee “In order to strengthen the last mile connectivity, a wholly owned subsidiary company of DMRC is proposed to be established by DMRC”

the ministry told the committee “In order to strengthen the last mile connectivity, a wholly owned subsidiary company of DMRC is proposed to be established by DMRC”

It’s expected that other metro companies are also planning to introduce feeder bus service with the help of state transport corporations in order to provide last-mile connectivity for commuters.

Metro rail policy, 2017, the committee talked about the last mile connectivity in the proposal and also have mentioned in the Detailed Project Report (DPR).

The survey for last mile connectivity highlights the importance of direct services provided for public transport. Nearly 72% of the total women surveyed said that availability of direct services was very important.

with last mile connectivity its easy for commuters to reach their destination and good for DMRC as well, if commuters will get last mile connectivity to there destination they will prefer traveling from metro more.

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