18% Hike In Mumbai-Pune Expressway Toll Tax From April 1. See New Charges

Toll would stay the identical until 2030 after this hike, officers stated

Mumbai:

Toll for autos on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the primary access-controlled highway of the nation, will enhance by 18 per cent from April 1, officers of the Maharashtra State Street Growth Company (MSRDC) stated.

A senior MSRDC official stated right now that although the toll will increase by six per cent yearly, it’s applied cumulatively at 18 per cent after each three years, as laid down in a authorities notification of August 9, 2004.

The brand new toll might be Rs 320 for four-wheelers like automobiles and jeeps as an alternative of the present Rs 270, and Rs 495 for autos like mini-bus and tempos as an alternative of the present Rs 420, one other official stated.

Toll for two-axle vehicles will enhance to Rs 685 from the present Rs 585. For buses, it would enhance to Rs 940 from Rs 797.

Three-axle vehicles might be charged Rs 1,630 as an alternative of Rs 1,380 and multi-axle vehicles and machinery-vehicles should pay Rs 2,165 as an alternative of present Rs 1,835.

Toll would stay the identical until 2030 as there wouldn’t be any revision after three years in 2026, officers stated.

About 95 km lengthy, the six-lane Mumbai-Pune Expressway was absolutely operationalised in 2002. Toll is collected at 5 toll plazas, of which of them at Khalapur and Talegaon are the principle ones.

Round 1.5 lakh autos use the Expressway on a regular basis.

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