The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) launched an initiative on Wednesday allowing people to book individual Metro coaches for a birthday or pre-wedding celebrations, which can be organized on a moving train or a stationary one during operational and non-operational hours, both. The authority is also mulling over a plan to decorate coaches to suit the occasion. Through the move, the NMRC hopes to generate revenue by offering a novel experience for celebration to people.
The booking will cost prices ranging from ₹5,000 to ₹10,000 per hour. The celebrations can be organized during operational as well as non-operational hours. This will generate revenue.“This will be a win-win situation for the people and the NMRC. The people will get an ideal place for celebrations while the NMRC can generate revenue,” NMRC executive director PD Upadhyaya said.
The non-operational hours would be from 11 pm to 2 am. A maximum of 50 people would be allowed per coach for any event. The NMRC will provide a center table, dustbins, housekeeping staff, and supervisory staff. It will also place curtains on both sides of the reserved coach for privacy.
Here is all you need to know about birthday, pre-wedding celebrations on metro coaches:
1)NMRC is offering services under four categories. Based on your requirements and number of guests, you can opt for any of them.
a)For undecorated coach plus running metro – ₹8,000
b) For undecorated coach plus static metro – ₹5,000
c) For decorated coach plus running metro – ₹10,000
d) For decorated coach plus static metro – ₹7,000
-As per the policy, those wanting to rent the metro premises have to fill an application form at least 15 days in advance.
-The moving coaches will be provided during operational hours while the static ones can be given during non-operational hours from 11 pm to 2 am.
-People can book up to four coaches in a train, according to NMRC.
-For booking metro coaches for celebrations, the applicants would also be required to pay ₹20,000 refundable security deposit.