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Delhi Metro hikes its fares from today

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Delhi Metro has hiked its fares from today. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Board, in its meeting last night, decided to go ahead with fare hike as per the recommendations of the Fare Fixation Committee.

DMRC Board said, it has no power to change the recommendations of the fare fixation committee, which has proposed the hike.

The new fare structure will be: up to 2 km Rs.10, 2 to 5 km Rs. 20, 5 to 12 km Rs. 30, 12 to 21 km Rs. 40, 21 to 32 km Rs. 50 and for journeys beyond 32 km Rs. 60.

The fare hike of Rs. 10 for all travels beyond 5 km comes barely five months after the last one. The maximum fare, for journeys beyond 32 km, will now be Rs. 60.

Smart card users, will continue to get 10 per cent discount on each ride. They will get an additional discount of 10 per cent while travelling during off-peak hours, that is from beginning of services till 8 AM, between 12 PM and 5 PM and from 9 PM to end of services.

There will be no change in the fares of Airport Express Line (Orange Line).

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