In a significant boost to provide last-mile connectivity to metro commuters, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) on Feb 19, 2020, extended the facility of e-rickshaw services to 12 more stations spread across the Metro Rail network.
With this, the total tally of stations where such facilities available to 29 with an operational fleet of over 1000 e-rickshaws. A K Garg, Director (Operations), has flagged off a fleet of around new 250 e-rickshaws, from Patel Nagar Metro.
These e-rickshaws will be plying from 12 metro stations, i.e. Qutab Minar, Ghittorni, Arjangarh, Nawada, Shadipur, Patel Nagar, Nangloi, Nangloi Railway Station, Govindpuri, Harkesh Nagar Okhla, Moolchand and Botanical Garden between 6.00 am to 11.00 pm every day.
“Till date, to facilitating over one lakh passengers to reach their destinations/stations daily, 800 e-rickshaws being operated from 17 Metro stations. With this addition, the number of e-rickshaws has gone beyond 1,000, covering 29 metro stations,” the DMRC said in a statement.