Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Gold Cab

Mumbai Gold Cab (P) Ltd. launches a fleet of yellow taxis in Mumbai to be leased to taxi drivers. The fleet of taxis is divided into three segments according to the type of vehicle
- basic (Maruti Esteem, Tata Indigo and Hyundai Accent)
- medium (Mitsubishi Lancer)
- luxury (Toyota Corolla)
For every 1.5 km distance covered, the tariff would be Rs. 15 (basic), Rs. 19 (medium) and Rs. 24 (luxury) as compared to the blue cool cab which charges Rs. 16.50 every 1.5 km and the black and yellow taxi which charges a minimum of Rs. 13.
The cabs will be available on demand through fax, sma, internet and taxi terminals.
The company provides 24 hour service.

This cabbie volunteered to pose in front of his Maruti Esteem cab when I asked permission to photograph his cab.


  1. I go to Delhi often and I don't think I've ever noticed a real taxi there. Is this something different by region?


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