Travelling On Yamuna Expressway? Get Ready To Pay More Toll

by Sushmita Mahanta
Travelling On Yamuna Expressway? Get Ready To Pay More Toll

Traveling on Yamuna Expressway? Well, get ready to pay more now! The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) has raised the toll fares on the Expressway. This decision of increasing toll fares came after the conclusion of the 74th board meeting of the YEIDA. As per the official announcement on Wednesday, toll rates on the 165-km long Yamuna Expressway, that connects Noida with Agra, have increased between Rs 2.60 per kilometer to Rs 18.80 per kilometer. Read on to know more about the increased toll fares.

Know The Increased Toll Fares

The new toll rates on Yamuna Expressway that are applicable between Greater Noida and Agra have been raised from 15 Paise to Rs 3.25 per km depending upon the vehicle. “The concessionaire of the expressway has spent Rs 130.54 crore in works as per suggestions from the road safety audit of IIT Delhi,” said YEIDA.
YEIDA, after the 74th board meeting on Wednesday, revealed that the rate for car, jeep, van, and light motor vehicles has been hiked from Rs 2.50 per km to Rs 2.65 per km. For light commercial vehicles, light goods vehicles, and minibus category, the rate has been hiked from Rs 3.90 per km to Rs 4.15 per km. The toll rate on Yamuna Expressway for buses and trucks has been increased from Rs 7.90 per km to Rs 8.45 per km. The toll price for vehicles having three to six axles has been increased from Rs 12.05 per km to Rs 12.90 per km while large and bigger vehicles will be charged Rs 18.80 per km.

More About The Yamuna Expressway

Yamuna Expressway, a 6-lane wide road, is India’s third longest expressway. The 165.5 km long access-controlled expressway in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh was built to de-congest the older Delhi–Agra national highway (NH-2) or Mathura Road. The expressway with a project value of ₹12,839 crores was conceived with the idea of reducing the travel time between Delhi NCR and Agra the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 2001. But it was only on 9 August 2012 that the Yamuna expressway was inaugurated by then Chief Minister of UP Akhilesh Yadav.

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