Metro stations sold nearly 7 lakh IITF tickets

New Delhi: As curtains drew on Sunday on the India International Trade Fair here, the Delhi Metro which was one of the preferred modes of transport for reaching the venue, alone sold nearly 7 lakh fair tickets at its stations.

Since the fair began on November 14, select few stations on the Metro network have sold 6. 89 lakh tickets till this evening, Metro officials said.

The Metro had made special arrangements to sell trade fair tickets at its stations, especially at the Pragati Maidan station.

Today being the last day, over 1. 5 lakh people used the Pragati Maidan station to go to the fair and back home.

The total ridership of the entire metro network till 8 pm was 12.96 lakh.

Delhi Metro ferries over 18 lakh passengers on a week day.