Last-mile discount: Metro cuts fares for share-auto and taxi services
Chennai Metro Rail Limited has announced that it will reduce fares of share-autos and share-taxis to encourage passengers to avail the feeder services.
The reducting in fares of feeder services was announced in a press release.
In an effort to improve last-mile connectivity, CMRL launched feeder services through share-autos and share-taxis at select Metro stations.
The last-mile fare for shareauto services has been reduced from ₹10 to ₹5 per ticket and for share-taxi services from ₹15 to ₹10. The revision will be implemented on a trial basis, with effect from Monday upto January 31.
So far, around 47,628 passengers have utilised the feeder services in the months of August and September. In October, a total of 28,032 passengers utilised the share-auto and sharetaxi facilities, of which 6,442 utilised the latter and 21,590 utilised the former.
In the same month, around 7,561 availed the services in the Koyambedu and Alandur Metro stations.
Catching on: In October, 28,032 commuters used the feeder services.