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Delhi Metro recorded the Highest Ridership with over 26 Lakh Commuters

Aug 22, 2013 12:33 IST

Delhi Metro recordedDelhi Metro recorded the highest ridership on 19 August 2013 with over 26 lakh commuters. The earlier ridership record achieved by DMRC was 2504900 on 8 August 2013. DMRC carried 2606364 passengers thus setting a new ridership record and establishing itself as a major mass transit facility in the national capital region.

The highest passenger footfall- 983397 was reported on Line 3 Dwarka Sec-21 to Noida City Centre/Vaishali. The second highest footfall was recorded on Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre metro line with 933431 passengers.

While the metro line from Dilshad Garden to Rithala recorded 391162 passengers, Central Secretariat to Badarpur had 197122 commuters and 101252 passengers used Inderlok/Kirti Nagar to Mundka throughout the day.

In view of the increasing ridership, DMRC has inducted the first eight-coach train on Line. It plans to induct a total of 68 eight-coach trains on Line 2and 3, out of which 31 trains will run on line 3 and 37 on line 2.

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