Chennaiites can now travel on metro trains any number of times a day on a single ticket, as Chennai Metro Rail Limited has launched a monthly pass that allows commuters unlimited rides. Passengers will have to pay Rs 2,500 with an additional refundable fee of Rs 50 to purchase the ‘tourist card’.
“With this card, commuters can travel to any station at any time of the day for an entire month,” an official said.
While smartcards were introduced for commuters to avoid waiting in queues, metro rail officials said the new monthly tourist card is for office-goers and tourists who use metro rail facility multiple times a day.
At present, CMRL offers trip cards that allow passengers a set number of trips within a specific number of days between two stations. There is also tourist card for Rs 100 +50 refundable fee that allows unlimited rides for a single day.
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