Noida Metro Aqua Line goes innovative! In a bid to generate non-fare revenue, the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) is offering space for film shootings. As a new 10-km long corridor between Delhi Metro Blue Line’s Botanical Garden and Noida Metro Aqua Line’s Sector 142 station is being proposed, the corporation is exploring fare and non-fare options to generate revenue.
NMRC Executive Director PD Upadhyay was quoted in an IE report saying that compared to other stations, a few metro stations have reported lower ridership. The corporation is also exploring various options including utilizing the Noida Metro Aqua Line space in order to garner revenue, which will also lead to increased ridership.
The NMRC is also planning to lease out spaces to shopping franchises, coaching centres, food courts, and others. A policy has been formed to invite film shootings for various sequences as the spacious metro stations can provide a good setting. Read More
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