Metro increases frequency on Airport Line, get trains every 10 minutes

 In a bid to encourage commuters to use the Airport Express Line, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, the frequency of trains has been increased during peak hours. Now people can catch train in less than 10 minutes, the frequency of which, earlier, hovered between 10 and 15 minutes on the stretch.

“The frequency of the trains on this Line have been reduced to 10 minutes throughout the peak hour i.e from 8 am to 8 pm. Earlier, the frequency of trains on this Line varied from 10 to 15 minutes,” said DMRC.

“The trains will also follow a fixed time table, running at an interval of 10 minutes starting from 8 am to 8 pm from Dwarka Sector 21 Metro station of the Airport Line. Similarly, the timings for trains originating from New Delhi Metro station of the Airport Express Line shall be from 8.30 am to 8.30 pm,” it added.

“In order to ensure this, Delhi Metro has introduced one additional train during peak hours. The change in schedule will make the Airport Express Line more convenient for the commuters who mostly use the line to catch International as well domestic flights without getting delayed.”

The trains on the Airport Express Line are available from 4.45 am till 11.30 pm.
The DMRC has recently reduced passenger fares on the Airport Express Line by up to 50 per cent for greater convenience of the commuters.

“A Visa Facilitation Centre (VFC) was also introduced recently at the Shivaji Stadium Metro station of the Airport Express Line. Increase in frequency of trains, improvement of timings, adjustment of the departure timings as per the arrival of Shatabdi Express are some of the measures that have already been taken earlier,” it added.

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