Nagpur, Metro Ril News: After successfully conducting Aabhar (Thanks-Giving) Rides for two continuous days for Nagpurians, Maha Metro is all set to launch Ticketing Operations from today (March 10). The response to not just the Aabhar Rides, but also to the fact that Nagpurians fully followed all the established norms prompted Maha Metro to launch Ticketing Service.
Nagpurians showed exemplary discipline and stood in queues for either buying the tickets or even getting into the platform, also prompted Maha Metro to
The Fare structure and the discounted fare for first month for the stretch between Khapri Metro Station and Sitabuldi Interchange Station has already been announced by Maha Metro earlier. As per the discounted fare the amount to be paid for a journey between Khapri Metro Station and Sitabuldi Interchange Statio would be Rs 20. Similarly, the fare between Khapri to Airport Station and Airport to Sitabuldi Interchange has been fixed at Rs 10.
The commercial operation would start from Sitabuldi Interchange Station beginning 8 am. The rides have been slotted for 8 am, 9.30 amd and 11 am in the pre-noon session and at 3.30 pm, 5 pm and 6.30 pm in the second half of the day. The passengers would have to buy tickets from ticket counters at all the five stations of Khapri, New Airport, Airport SOuth, AIrport and SItabuldi Interchange Station.
Every commuter will have to go through the process of scanning QR code at the Automatic Fare Collection (AFC). The commuters would have to scan the ticket at the AFC gate to proceed ahead towards the platform. Most importantly, the commuters would have to pay the exact fare for the journey they wish to undertake. If the fare is less than the journey undertaken, the commuters would have to pay the difference.
Metro had organised Aabhar (Thanks-Giving) Ride the day after the Metro was dedicated to public two days back. For two full days hundreds of Nagpurians took full advantage of the Rides and the number of those who availed the same exceeded 20,000. The tremendous response given by the citizens prompted Maha Metro to start commercial operations.
With laucnh of ticketing operations, Maha Metro has fulfilled its promise of starting full-fledged passengsr services for the citizens of Nagpur. Maha Metro urges Nagpurians to take full advantage of the services