A new 300 metre walkway now connects Blue & Aqua Line Metro stations

Both Aqua Line and Blue Line Metro stations are some of the most crowded and highly used metro routes. These metro routes extend to opposite ends of the city, and yet, manage to meet at one point, where passengers can interchange metro lines. This interchange between the metro routes at Aqua Line's Sector 51 station and Blue Line's Sector 52 station will become much easier as NMRC has set up a 300 metre walkway between the two stations.

What's the buzz?

The interchange between both the metro lines was highly inconvenient, which is why the new walkway is beneficial for all. Earlier, commuters would have to get out of one metro, walk all the way to the other metro stations, buy a ticket once again and only then would they be able to board the a metro for another route.

With the help of the walkway, interchange between the two lines will become a whole lot easier, less time consuming and more efficient for all. In addition to that, the walkways have dedicated e-rickshaws, which happen to be solar powered. So if you're in a hurry, just hop on in one of these and you're good to go.

Whom will it benefit?

This is one move that will benefit all the users of this route, no matter how frequent. If anyone is travelling from Noida or Greater Noida to Delhi, then the Aqua Line to Blue line transition is the best, and cheapest way to do so. With the help of the new walkway, changing metro lines won't even be that big a deal.

At any rate, this is one step that brings Delhi Metro closer to becoming a better and more convenient metro rail system.

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The interchange of stations between Aqua and Blue line was one of the major issues plaguing the extended Blue Line and the Aqua Line. Thus. the new walkway, is here to give some ease to the metro users.

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Have you ever been running late to the airport because of the sheer number of bags you have? If your answer is yes, then IGI airport has got you covered. Now, in a new initiative by the DIAL (Delhi International Airport Ltd) you can have your stuff transported to the IGI airport directly from your place of stay.

Delhi International Airport Ltd., the operators of IGI airport have partnered up with a Bengaluru based company called CarterX. In fact, this facility is not limited to be availed by only those taking off from Delhi, it can also be used to get your luggage delivered to your residence when you touchdown at IGI.

What's the update?

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In a bid to make travelling to and from IGI airport easier for passengers, DIAL has undertaken a partnership with CarterX to start a service where a commuter's luggage can be transported to and from the IGI airport directly from their place of residence. This, essentially, is a step towards making checking in to the airport a breeze.

Additionally, if you're short on time and are planning to take the direct metro link to the airport, this is a great way to ensure that you don't have to lug your stuff around.

To avail the service, you will have to pay a fee based on the number, weight and size of the bags. The fee will also take into account distance to and from the airport, meaning the prices are going to be dynamically triggered. At any rate, the base fare is ₹299, which goes up depending on the aforementioned factors. For every 5 kilograms over 20kgs, an additional ₹100 will be charged.

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This is certainly one of the most passenger forward moves we have seen DIAL take. The IGI airport is at par with the best airports in the world and this is something that should take its rating all the way up. DIAL and CarterX have both stated that with this service, they aim to cover the entirety of Delhi, including neighbouring states- Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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