New Delhi, Metro Rail News: On-demand ride-sharing company Uber announced the second phase of partnership with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). Under this partnership, the company will install kiosks on 50 more metro stations till the first half of 2019. In the first phaseof this partnership, Kiosks have been installed at Sikandarpur, Dwarka Sector-21
As part of this partnership, Uber will appoint Uber Rider Assistant on the proposed Metro Stations for the convenience of its riders, who will be able to book Uber Ride without any app. Dr. Mangu Singh, Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said, “DMRC has always kept the interest of its passengers in the center of their work. Facilitate our agenda mobility and make feeder transport accessible to the passengers in a convenient way.
He said, ” With this partnership with Cab aggregators like Uber and Ola , we will encourage more and more people to travel from the metro so that they can get convenient connectivity to the corner.” Madhu Kanan, Chief Commercial Officer (Asia Pacific) of Uber, said, “By simplifying the journey of various places from the metro stations, we can reduce the need of parking and make corner connectivity easier.”
He said, “We are excited to work with DMRC and expand the reach of public transport in Delhi-NCR.” This will define the future urban mobility. It is the first participation of Uber with one of the world’s largest transit networks. ‘