If you travel by Noida Metro i.e. Aqua Line Metro, then this news is special for you. Actually, Noida Metro Rail Corporation is going to give a special gift to its passengers for the next 10 days from Republic Day. Passengers traveling by Aqua Line can get Metro Smart Card made free of cost from tomorrow, January 26, for the next 10 days.
NMRC Managing Director Ritu Maheshwari said that India is celebrating the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. Republic Day is celebrated in the country on 26 January. Noida Metro Rail Corporation is completing 4 years. On this occasion, NMRC will give passengers a chance to get cards made free of cost. This card will be designed by NMRC in collaboration with SBI. From January 26 to February 4, you can get Aqua Line smart metro cards made for free.
Usually Rs 100 is charged for smart card
Please tell that a charge of Rs 100 is taken from NMRC for making a metro card. In such a situation, this fee will not be charged for making the card from January 26 to February 4. NMRC is trying to reduce the burden on the ticket counter with this offer. However, to reduce the crowd at the ticket counter, vending machines have also been installed at all metro stations of Aqua Line, so that passengers can scan the QR code and buy tickets.
However, for this online payment has to be done. NMRC says that this step is being taken to promote digital. NMRC spokesperson Nisha Wadhawan said that Metro has sold more than 1.30 lakh smart cards so far.
35 to 50 thousand people travel by metro daily
Let us inform that the Aqua Line run by Noida Metro Rail Corporation connects Noida to Greater Noida. It has 21 stations from Sector 51 Metro Station to the last Deport Station. 35-50 thousand people travel daily in Aqua Line.
Recently, NMRC had increased the Aqua Line Metro Card minimum balance from Rs 10 to Rs 50. That is, earlier it was necessary to have a minimum balance of Rs 10 in the card to travel, which has now become Rs 50.