The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) has made a groundbreaking announcement about the fare structure for the upcoming RapidX train service, a pivotal transportation lifeline connecting various parts of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor. PM Modi is likely to inaugurate RapidX on 20th October.
Sahibabad to Duhai Depot Journey Fare: Travelers will be charged a fare of ₹50 for the standard class while the premium class is priced at ₹100.
Fare Details: The base fare starts from as low as ₹20 for the standard class, with a premium class beginning at ₹40. Notably, passengers commuting between Ghaziabad and Duhai Depot, as well as Guldhar to Duhai Depot, will have to shell out ₹30. A trip from Duhai to Duhai Depot is priced at ₹20 for the standard class. For those opting for a premium experience, the fares rise to ₹60 for journeys between Ghaziabad to Duhai Depot and Guldhar to Duhai Depot, while Duhai to Duhai Depot stands at ₹40.
Launch Date: The much-anticipated Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor’s primary segment is scheduled to be inaugurated on the 20th of October. Operations for the general public commence from 21st October, running from 6 am to 11 pm.
Ticketing Insights: Children below 90cm in height are in for a treat as they can hop on the RapidX train for free. Ticket purchasing has been made seamless with multiple avenues including digital QR code-based tickets, station counters, the versatile National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), ticket vending machines, and paper QR-based tickets. For those interested, NCMC cards come with a recharge range of ₹100 to ₹2,000. A breakdown of vending machines shows Sahibabad and Ghaziabad stations equipped with 4 each, while Guldhar, Duhai, and Duhai Depot stations have 2 each.
Luggage Policy: Travel light! The RapidX train allows luggage up to 25 kilograms.
Why RapidX? Beyond mere transportation, the RapidX train is envisioned to be a game-changer, set to offer a swift, efficient, and comfortable commuting experience for the denizens of the region.
The above fare structure and operational details underline the NCRTC’s commitment to enhancing the region’s transportation dynamics. With the inauguration just around the corner, the RapidX train is set to redefine daily commutes for many.