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Prepaid Taxi Booths

For the last few years, the Government of West Bengal in the Transport Department has been introducing Pre-paid Taxi Booth Systems at important junctions/stations and has been allowing different modalities for operating the said pre-paid taxi booths.

On the basis of prior practices evolving in scattered manner over the months, for the moment, the following pre-paid taxi booths overseen and superintended by the Police Authorities are recorded and recognized and ratified as per the following list:

Sl. No. Managed and controlled by Prepaid Taxi Booth location Approved under Transport Department’s notification No.
1 Commissioner of Police, Kolkata Sealdah Railway Station 4109-WT dated 19.11.2012
2 Commissioner of Police, Kolkata Kolkata Railway Station do
3 Commissioner of Police, Bidhannagar Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata 1103-WT dated 27.03.2012
4 do City Centre, Salt Lake 4364-WT dated 10.12.2012
5 -do- City Centre-II, New Town, Rajarhat -do-
6 -do- Near Susrut Eye-Foundation & Research Centre, Sector-Ill, Salt Lake -do-
7 do Technopolies, Salt Lake -do-
8 -do- Sector-V, Salt Lake -do-
9 Commissioner of Police, Howrah Howrah Railway Station 4108-WT dated 19.11.2012
10 -do- Santragachi Railway Station -do-
11 -do- Shalimar Railway Station -do-
12 Commissioner of Police, Siliguri Bagdogra Airport 281-WT dated 22.01.2013
13 -do- New Jalpaiguri Railway Station -do-

 

Fare chart of pre-paid Taxi is given in the schedule below.

Distance Basic fare (in Rs.) Waiting Charge (in Rs.) Service Charge (in Rs.) Day Time Consolidated fare (Between 4-30 A.M and 10-30 P.M.) [Inclusive all] (in Rs.) Night Time Consolidated fare (Between 10-30 P. M and 4-30 A.M. of the next day) [Inclusive night charge @ 15% on basic fare, rounded off to nearest Rs. 5 point] (in Rs.)
Upto 2 K.M. 25 15 10 50 55
Upto 4 K.M. 49 15 10 75 80
Upto 6 Kms 73 15 10 100 110
Upto 8 K.M. 97 22 10 130 145
Upto 10 Kms 121 22 10 155 170
Upto 12 Kms 145 22 10 180 200
Upto 14 Kms 169 22 10 200 225
Upto 16 Kms 193 22 10 225 255
Upto 18 Kms 217 22 10 250 280
Upto 20 Kms 241 22 10 275 310
Upto 23 Kms 277 22 10 310 350
Upto 26 Kms 313 22 10 345 390
Upto 29 Kms 349 22 10 380 435
Upto 32 Kms 385 22 10 420 475
Upto 35 kms 421 22 10 455 515
Upto 38 Kms 457 22 10 490 560