Delhi Metro records highest ridership of over 23.5L commuters
New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation witnessed a record breaking number of commuters travelling in its trains on Monday.
"Delhi Metro recorded the highest ever ridership figure of 23,62,279 on July 1, which surpassed the earlier record set on June 18, when 23,32,298 people travelled by the Metro," a DMRC official said.
This figure excludes the Airport Line ridership which was 10,300 on July one, the first day of its operations under the supervision of DMRC.
The highest footfall was recorded on Lines 3 and 4 (Dwarka Sec-21 to Noida City Centre/Vaishali) with 9.25 lakh commuters using the train to reach their destination.
While Line 2 (Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre) recorded second highest commuters at 8.60 lakhs and Line 1 (Dilshad Garden to Rithala) recorded 3,21,857 commuters.
Line 5 (Inderlok/Kirti Nagar to Mundka) recorded the least number of passengers at 84,243 and Line-6 (Central Secretariat to Badarpur) saw a footfall of 1,69,487 people.
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