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Delhi Metro registers record ridership of over 27 lakh commuters

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 15:13

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Delhi Metro created new record and registered highest ridership with 27.60 lakh commuters on August 8.

The recent figures are an increase in the number of commuters from 27.05 lakhs on August 4 and 26.84 lakhs on July 21.

The highest number of ridership was recorded on Line-6 (Mandi House-Badarpur) with 2,22,427 commuters using the services followed by 1,02,416 on Line-5 (Inderlok/Kirti Nagar to Mundka).
The footfall of passengers on Line 3/4 (Dwarka Sec-21 to Noida City Centre/Vaishali) was 10,51,666 followed by Line-2 (Jahangirpuri-Huda City Centre) and Line-1 (Dilshad Garden to Rithala) with 9,72,811 and 3,93,154 respectively.

Meanwhile, the Delhi metro has also made special arrangements for the upcoming Republic Day celebrations.
Flags will be hoisted across all the metro stations and quiz on India`s independence and metro will be organised for commuters at selected metro stations.

First Published: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 15:13

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