Aqua Line Metro which will connect Noida-Greater Noida built by Noida Metro Rail Corporation is all set to be inaugurated by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday. Hardeep Singh Puri Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) at Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will also be present for the event.
Here we list 7 things you must know about the latest Metro line entrant in the Delhi NCR!
- The Aqua line is slated to have a total of 19 rakes with each of them having 4 cars.
Fares would range between Rs. 9 and Rs. 50.
- Form of tickets available
Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) will allow customers to use smart cards as well as the QR-coded paper tickets, according to PTI report.
- Seat reservation
Seat reservation can easily be noted. Different colours have been used to represent seats reserved of for ladies, senior citizen and differently abled.
- Dedicated space for wheelchair
Space has been provided at extreme ends of the train to accommodate wheelchairs.
- Stations to be covered
Sector 76, Sector 101 Sector 81 NSEZ, Sector 83, Sector 137, Sector 142, Sector 143, Sector 144, Sector 145, Sector 146, Sector 147, Sector 148, Greater Noida, Knowledge Park II, Pari Chowk, Alpha 1, Delta 1, GNIDA Office, Depot
- DMRC will assist the Noida Metro body for the first year in the Aqua Line’s operation.
The NCR was first blessed with metro when Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s inaugural stretch was inaugurated on 24 December 2002 by the then Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The first installation was 8.3 km and it ran between Shahdara and Tis Hazari.