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Pay ₹10/hr to enjoy the luxuries of a world class lounge at New Delhi Railway Station
Waiting at the railway station is not the same boring task anymore as the waiting lounges planned by the Northern Railway would be as good and as comfortable as those at any airport.
And the best part is, you can pay a nominal fee of ₹ 10 an hour to avail all the awesome services!
The waiting areas at New Delhi Railway Station are no longer the same dull affair they used to be!
Starting from March, the old upper class waiting rooms will be upgraded to luxurious world class waiting rooms that will not only be comfortable but also practical. Equipped with the modern day necessities like charging ports, LCD screens for entertainment and a cloak room with digital lockers, the lounge is expected to have the answer to all your needs.
The lounges are currently undergoing renovations and would become accessible after two months. The sad-old metal chairs and benches will be replaced by cushioned and comfortable sofas and recliners, travellers will have the access to food trolleys, from where they can pick and chose the snack/meal of their liking and the lounge area will have a glass wall through which people can observe the platforms directly.
These lounges will be accessed through cards and would have additional amenities like a public information system, vending machines, printing facilities and travel desk.
Through these, Northern Railway not only wants to provide affordable and upgraded travel care to its passengers, but also aims to encourage them to access the lounges rather than crowding the platforms especially during rush hours.
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?
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.
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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