Sad news Mumbaikars! Now you won't get a discount on Metro return ticket

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) will be withdrawing discount on return tickets December 1 onwards


In order to promote digital transaction, Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) has decided to remove a discount on return journey ticket by ₹5 starting December 01, 2018. However, the base fares of ₹10, 20, 30 & 40 will remain the same, and discount on the purchase of monthly pass and store value pass will continue.

Post-December 1, MMRC now will charge ₹40 for 3-5km of return ticket instead of ₹35 and ₹75 for 5-8 km instead of ₹60.

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In 2015, the average daily ridership of Metro-1 corridor was around 2.60 lakh,  3.01 lakh in 2016 followed by 3.25-3.50 lakh daily in 2017 and more than 3.50 lakh daily currently during weekdays.

The Reliance Infrastructure-led MMOPL said in a statement that they want to encourage its commuters who used return journey ticket, to upgrade to card products, and continue enjoying a similar discount structure. 

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