In a significant move aimed at enhancing passenger convenience, the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has extended the validity period of tickets on the Noida-Greater Noida Metro line to the entire day. Previously, tickets were only valid for 30 minutes, causing considerable inconvenience to commuters.
Key Changes and Benefits:
- Extended Validity: The NMRC has revised the ticket usage policy, allowing tickets to be valid for the entire day instead of the earlier 30-minute window. This change is expected to significantly improve the commuting experience for daily passengers.
- Ease of Travel: With this new policy, passengers no longer need to reactivate their tickets at the counter if their travel time exceeds 30 minutes. This eliminates the need for passengers to queue up again, facilitating smoother and quicker access to metro services.
- Management’s Perspective: Dr. Lokesh M, the Managing Director of NMRC, highlighted the difficulties faced by passengers under the previous system, where tickets became inactive after 30 minutes. The decision to extend the ticket validity period was made in response to these challenges, aiming to streamline operations and reduce congestion at ticket counters.
The NMRC’s decision to extend the validity of metro tickets on the Noida-Greater Noida line to the entire day marks a positive step towards enhancing passenger convenience and operational efficiency.
This move is expected to encourage more people to use the metro for their daily commutes, thereby promoting public transport as a viable and convenient option