The ropeway service connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati over the Brahmaputra resumed from Thursday after two and half months. The ropeway service was closed on May 6 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, the fare has been increased as it will run with 50% passengers. Earlier the price for both ways was Rs. 100 which has now been increased to Rs. 150. As per a notice issued by the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority, the services will remain active from 8 am till 5.30 pm.
The passengers that will be taking up the ropeway services will have to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols. Notably, the fare for one way was Rs. 60 which has now been increased to Rs. 100.
The fare for children and senior citizens will remain the same. The weekly fee for using Ropeway has been fixed at Rs 2,000 and monthly Rs 6,000. The price for specially-abled passengers is completely free.