Toll rates hiked on DND flyway

Noida, Feb 15 (PTI) Toll rates were today hiked on theDelhi-Noida (DND) flyway by NTBCL despite stiff oppositionfrom Noida Authority.

Tll rate for car has been hiked from Rs 20 to Rs 25,for Light Commercial Vehicle from Rs 40 to Rs 50 and for busesand trucks from Rs 50 to Rs 65.

The toll rates for two wheelers, however, remained atRs 10.

For large vehicles, there has been a hike of Rs 25.

Drivers will now be charged Rs 90 instead of Rs 65. For extralarge vehicles, Rs 115 rates would be charged, a hike of Rs30.

The Noida Toll Bridge Company Ltd (NTBCL) hiked therates despite Noida Authority officials claiming that no suchstep can be taken without their prior approval and issuance ofa notification.

The Authority had yesterday refused to give its nodafter DND officials gave a presentation before it.

NTBCL, however, maintained that Noida Chairman wasonly one of the member of the NTBCL Board of Directors and themajority decision of the Board will prevail.

Earlier, Federation of Noida Residents WelfareAssociation (FONRWA) had opposed the hike.

"We have written to UP Chief Minister Mayawati totakeover the DND Flyway and make it toll free," FONRWApresident N P Singh had said.

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