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Base fare for auto, taxi hiked by Rs 3 in Mumbai

The minimum fare for autos has been hiked to Rs 21 from Rs 18 while, for Kaali Peeli taxi, it has been hiked from Rs 22 to Rs 25, The Times of India reported.

February 22, 2021 / 05:20 PM IST

Travelling in the Mumbai Metropolitian Area is set to get costlier as the base fare prices for autos and taxis in the area has been hiked by Rs 3.

The minimum fare for autos has been hiked to Rs 21 from Rs 18 while, for Kaali Peeli taxi, it has been hiked from Rs 22 to Rs 25, The Times of India reported.

According to the report, auto and taxi unions in the city have welcomed the hike. As per auto drivers, they have been suffering as the base fair was not hiked in the last five years despite rising fuel, maintenance and insurance costs.

Earlier, In October 2020, Rapido the affordable bike-taxi service was also launched in the city after getting a nod from the transport authorities. The bike taxi service is expected to ease commute in Mumbai, which is known to be chock-a-block with traffic.

 
Moneycontrol News
first published: Feb 22, 2021 04:07 pm

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