India’s First Pod Taxi In UP: Route, Stations, Capacity, Status & All You Need To Know

by Shreya Ghosh
India’s First Pod Taxi In UP: Route, Stations, Capacity, Status & All You Need To Know

There are so many pod hotels in different parts of India. But have you ever heard about a pod taxi? This is an innovative mode of transportation and it is all set to make a grand entry in India. Named as “Personalised Rapid Transit”, this brand new public transport facility is coming for the first time in Uttar Pradesh. Interested to know what a pod taxi is and where you can travel to on this transport service, then read on to know all about it:

India’s First Pod Taxi Is Coming To Uttar Pradesh & Here’s All You Need To Know About It!

  • This is an international transit system and will be connecting the Noida International Airport (Jewar Airport) and Film City.
  • The construction of this massive project has not begun yet. It will only start after the Uttar Pradesh government provides approval, according to a report by Live Mint.
  • As of now, the Yamuna Authority has approved the revised DPR & Bid document of the project of the first pod taxi operating in India, according to The Uttar Pradesh Index.
  • Indian Port Rail and Ropeway Corporation Limited has worked on the DPR of this extraordinary project.
  • It is expected that it will take time till the end of 2024 for the completion of the pod taxi project.
  • Also, it is estimated that the project will cost about ₹810 crore.
  • Once this transportation service comes into action, about 37,000 commuters will be able to travel every day.

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The Stations To Be Covered On This Journey:

The pod city will commute the passengers between the Noida International Airport in Jewar and Film City. Also, it will take these passengers to the industrial sector of UP. The route on the pod taxis will cover a total of 12 stations. According to a report by Finacial Express, the pod taxi route in UP will be about 12 km to 14 km.

Some of these stations are:

  • Apparel Park
  • Handicraft Park
  • MSME Park
  • Sector 21
  • Sector 29
  • Sector 33
  • Toy Park

Also read: 5 Pod Hotels In India For A Cosy Stay With Comfort And Privacy

Are you excited to travel on these innovative pod taxis?

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