• The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has fixed fare slabs for all its Metro lines.

  • The fare structure is Rs 10 for the first three km, Rs 20 for 3 -12 km, Rs 30 for 12 -18 km, Rs 40 for 18 -24 km, Rs 50 for 24 – 30km, Rs 60 for 30 – 36 km, Rs 70 for 36 – 42 km and Rs 80 for a distance of more than 42 km.

  • The said Metro fares would be lower than the existing raised fares of Metro-1 (Versova—Ghatkopar), where the fare structure is Rs 10 for the first two kilometres, Rs 20 for 2 – 5 km, Rs 30 for 5 – 8 km and Rs 40 for a distance of more than 8 km.

  • It seems MMRDA revised the fares as its still in fight over revision of fare with Mumbai Metro One Private Limited led by the Reliance Infrastructure, operating the Metro-1.

  • The development authority is undertaking 14 distinctive Metro ventures and the entire length of all these lines is 337 kilometers. All these lines are anticipated to be prepared by 2031.

  • MMRDA has contributed Rs 1.4 lakh crore on Metro ventures.

  • When the 337-km length of Metro lines is operational, it will reduce about 12.6 lakh tonnes of carbon dioxide emission, says a comprehensive study conducted by MMRDA.

  • A study conducted by MMRDA says when the 337-km length of Metro lines is operational, it’ll diminish approximately 12.6 lakh tons of carbon dioxide emanation

Credits: Free Press Journal