“This is in line with the objective of ensuring last-mile connectivity to commuters,” a DMRC spokesman said.
The metro smart card users who travel by feeder bus can now use the card for making payment. The Delhi Metro runs a fleet of more than 200 feeder buses covering 40 routes across different lines. The minimum fare in feeder buses is Rs 5 and maximum is Rs15.
The metro card can also be used to park vehicles at 13 metro stations : Akshardham , Karkarduma, Vishwavidyalaya, NHPC Chowk, Saket, Patel Chowk, Kashmere Gate, Rohini Sector 18, Rohini sector 19, Shastri Park, Mewala Maharajpur, Dilshad Garden ,Old Faridabad, and Sector 28 Faridabad — and will cover all Metro parking lots over the next two months, a DMRC spokesperson said.
To simplify the ticketing process in feeder buses, the software has also been updated in Hand Held Terminal (HHT).