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Just link your Delhi metro smart card to your bank account and it will recharge automatically
We’ve all been there- we have to get to a place urgently using the metro, but the smart card is out of charge. Recharging the smart card is a tedious procedure, because there is always the hurry of catching the metro and reaching on time. To make this an issue of the past, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has passed a move to have new smart cards that automatically recharge themselves. Here’s all you need to know about these new “Autope” metro cards.
No longer do you have to stand in the long queues and god forbid that you have to purchase a token. To make the automatically recharging metro cards a reality, the DMRC has roped in a private player- Anduril Technologies Private Ltd- which will help develop the technology required.
How will the new cards work?
Firstly, the “Autope” cards can be linked to any existing banks, unlike the few that banks themselves offer. These cards will also eliminate the need for online recharge- which is quite prevalent and convenient, but the cards have to manually be presented at the AVM points in the metro stations.
Within the Autope cards, users can set a limit and when the balance level goes below the threshold, the amount will be automatically be deducted from your bank account. This is a very convenient change in the metro smart cards and we’re for sure gonna get these cards as soon as we can. To avail of these smart cards, users can register for them and will be able to use them from mid- July.
As per the DMRC, smart cards are used by approximately 16-17 lakh people on a daily basis. The fact that all of them can make use of this new system is a great addition and could even make for less crowded metro stations. Apart from that, there are also talks to have a universal smart card that can be used in pretty much any public transport for a given number of trips.
For most of us from Noida, the Metro is nothing short of a lifeline. A saviour in times of need, the metro has connected various parts of Noida to mainstream Delhi. Now, however, you're going to have to take a different look at these metro trains, because you can rent them for throwing parties!
Granted, that isn't really the first thought that comes to mind when one says either party or metro, but it is certainly something interesting. From now, one can book a metro coach on our favourite Aqua Line metro and celebrate any occasion. So read on to find out how it's going to go down and everything else you need to know.
What's the update?
Ever wanted to party in a Noida Metro Train coach? Well, it seems that now you can, with NMRC's latest initiative. The idea was taken from similar initiatives in Jaipur, Gujarat and Gurugram's Rapid Metro, where train coaches can be rented out for parties. Incidentally, no other foreign country implements this rule.
One can book coaches on operational as well as stationary trains. To ensure that the average commuter isn't held up, only up to 4 coaches can be booked by a party. For booking coaches, you're going to have to pay a security deposit of ₹20,000 and then ₹5,000 to ₹10,000 each hour. Paying extra will get you a decorated coach from the NMRC, so that you don't have to do anything.
In order to actually book a coach, or four, all you have to do is head over to the NMRC's website and apply at least 15 days prior to the date of engagement. Following that, the NMRC will look into the matter and you can get partying in your metro coach within no time!
The NMRC is constantly coming up with innovative ways to generate revenue from Noida Metro. Earlier, the metro stations opened up for film and television shooting. In the near future, we expect the revenue to help improve and expand Noida Metro.
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