Hop onto Agra Metro to visit Taj Mahal: Booking details, stations, fares and more

The Agra Metro fare is Rs 10 for 1 station, Rs 15 if you are travelling for two stations and Rs 20 for six stations. Photo: Instagram/@atharvayadav

The Agra Metro Rail project's priority corridor, which connects some of the major tourist attractions of the country, was recently flagged off by PM Modi.

The 6-km corridor has stops are Taj Mahal East Station, Captain Shubham Gupta Station, Fatehabad Road Station, Taj Mahal Station and Mankameshwar Temple Station. The first three metro stations are elevated while the last three are underground.

Ticket fares and booking
The metro fare is Rs 10 for 1 station, Rs 15 if you are travelling for two stations and Rs 20 for six stations. Five trains are part of the fleet that operates services in this corridor. Up to seven hundred passengers can travel in a train at a time. The metro services will operate on this route from 6 am to 10 pm. Travellers can download the 'AGRA Metro' app if they want to avoid waiting in lines at the station.

The tourist destinations on the way
If you want to check out Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, you can get down at the Taj Mahal station. You can get down at the Mankameshwar Temple station to visit the ancient Shiva temple at Rawatpara, which is near the Agra Fort Railway Station. The Agra Metro dons yellow as its official line color. Interestingly, the Agra Metro Rail is Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation’s third project after the Lucknow – Kanpur metro project. The Metro Rail Safety Commissioner has granted approval for the Agra Metro after conducting meticulous and extensive inspections that lasted for three days.

Additional facilities
Officials said that the metro can be booked for birthday celebrations, educational tours, group tours and pre-wedding shoots. The station also has many eating joints.

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