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Over 21,000 take ride on first day of Metro operations
07/03/2022 08:47 AM | Click to read full article
AT LEAST 21,000 people took their first ride on the inaugural day of Pune Metro on Sunday. Two stretches totalling 12-km from Garware college station to Anandnagar station were inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier in the day.
Currently, trains will be run on two routes: 5-km from Garware college to Vanaz station and 7-km from PCMC to Phugewadi, both with five stations. The minimum fare has been kept at Rs 10 and the maximum fare is Rs 20, while Rs 30 is for a return journey. The frequency of trains is 30 minutes. The facility will be open to the public from 8am to 9pm every day.