New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has slashed fares on Airport Express Line by 40 per cent. The rates were revised earlier this month and will take effect from today.

Yash Prakash, a frequent commuter of Airport Express Line told ANI, “I am travelling to airport today and am very happy to hear that the fares have been slashed down. This particular metro line is very good and has less rush as compared to other lines. The service is also nice. As compared to auto fares metro is cheaper and saves time as well.”

Kailash, another regular commuter of Airport Express Line said, “It is good that rates have been slashed on airport express line. On one hand the railway fares have been increased and on other local travel expense is cut down.”

The minimum single journey which used to cost Rs 30 would now be for Rs 20 as per the revised fare chart.

The operation of Airport Express Line was taken over by the Delhi Metro on July 1, 2013.

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