Delhi government launches common mobility card for buses, metro trains

In a bid to make it easier for commuters to use public transport, the Delhi government has launched a common mobility card, which can be used for travelling in metro trains, DTC and cluster buses

The Delhi government has launched a common mobility card, which can be used by people for travelling in metro trains, DTC and cluster buses, transport minister Kailash Gahlot announced, on December 3, 2018. He said the government will also launch an app, through which commuters can plan multi-modal trips, including buses and metro trains in the city.

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The minister, along with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) managing director Mangu Singh, launched the ‘rebranded’ common mobility card named ‘ONE’. Presently, the smart card of the Delhi Metro is being used for the purpose of common mobility. The ‘ONE’ cards with the tagline ‘One Delhi, One Ride’ have a background of a cubic grid in bright shades of red and yellow. It will also have a circular unit, with sketches of metro trains, DTC buses, auto rickshaws and monuments of the city.

“The Delhi government is committed to providing people with seamless, high-quality travel experience of city’s public transport system,” Gahlot said. The cards will be available for sale at all metro stations and DTC pass counters from December 4, 2018. The existing metro smart cards will continue to stay valid, but any new card or replacement will be through the ‘ONE’ card, an official said.

 

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