Delhi Metro cards will be valid in 250 select city buses from Monday in a project that will eventually seek to merge Metro and bus travel, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said on Wednesday.
The move is part of a month-long trial to shift to a ‘Common Mobility Card’ which could be used to travel in Metro, Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) buses and cluster buses in the capital.
The 250 buses include 200 DTC buses and 50 cluster buses. Gahlot said the project would be rolled out in all city buses by April 1.
During the trial, by tapping the Metro card on an Electronic Ticketing Machine or ETM in a bus, a ticket would be generated, which would also reveal the balance in the passenger’s Metro card. Read More…
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