Yamuna Expressway opens today
Lucknow, Aug 09 (ANI): The 165 km long Yamuna Expressway that connects Greater Noida with Agra was today inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav through video conferencing in Lucknow. The distance between Agra and New Delhi will be reduced to around 211 km. The travel time between the two cities will be only 150 minutes because of the signal free stretch. A round trip in a single day will cost one around Rs 510. The state government has given approval to the toll rates at Rs 2.10 per km for cars and light motor vehicles. The highway, which has three toll plazas, opens at 4 pm for the public today. The total cost of the project is Rs. 12,000 crore.