No toll on entry! Commuters on Mumbai-Nagpur e-way to pay toll at only exit points
On the 701 km-long Mumbai to Nagpur expressway, commuters will only be charged charging an exit toll. As per reports, any tolls or charges at entry points to the corridor have been waived off. Commuters are only liable to pay for that section of the Samruddhi Super Expressway that they have used. Check toll rates here:
Different rate of tolls at Mumbai-Nagpur expressway
The east to west Hinduhridaysamrat Balasaheb Thackeray corridor between Mumbai and Nagpur will levy tolls on the basis of road that the commuters have travelled. For instance, if a vehicles moving to Shirdi makes an exit at Kokamthan from the Nimbavali toll post near Bhiwandi, the Mumbai-end of the super expressway, it will be charged ₹315.
Similarly, travellers from Mumbai towards Igatpuri, taking the Pimpri Exit will be charged ₹135, while those at Nashik, Gonde Exit will have to pay ₹235. Travllers to Aurangabad or Ellora (Maliwada exit) and Lonar crater /Shegaon/Karanja Lad Guru Temple via Sindakhedraja Exit have to pay ₹440 and ₹625 toll, respectively.
The one-way toll for travelling the entire length of the e-way has been marked at ₹1,215.
How will this first-of-its-kind toll approach work?
Usually, all majority state or national highways in the country charge half of the total toll value or a one-time toll at the entry itself, MSRDC officials said. This the exit toll approach at the Mumbai-Nagpur expressway, thus, is the first of its kind in India.
This module will register vehicles at the entrance, recording its entry time, location by kilometer. Besides, the fastag registration number of the vehicle will also be noted since all lanes of the super e-way as fastag-enabled.
Once the vehicle reached its exit point, the toll will be calculated by multiplying the distance travellerd by the toll rate of cars and SUVs, at ₹1.73 per km. For commercial vehicles, this rate is around ₹5,85 per km.
All payment modes and gateways will be enabled at the Mumbai-Nagpur expressway, officials said. Commuters can pay toll charges in cash, card, digital payments or via cell phones, as per their convenience.
All tolls collected will be directed credited to MSRC instead of toll contractors, read reports. It was further said that the toll price will grow by 16% every three years.