New Delhi: The Delhi Metro has hiked its fares, under which the minimum ticket price will go up from Rs. 8 to Rs. 10. The maximum fare will be Rs. 50 for distances beyond 32 km instead of the current Rs. 30.
The in-between fare slabs will be Rs. 15 for 2-5 km, Rs. 20 for 5-12 km, Rs. 30 for 12-21 km and Rs.40 for 21-32 km. On Sundays and national holidays, the slabs will be lower – the maximum fare will be Rs. 40.
The hike – which came after eight years was announced by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation or DMRC after a board meeting today.
Recently, DMRC had also entered into a partnership with the app- based cab aggregator, Ola, allowing its commuters to recharge their metro cards directly from the Ola Money app.