Mumbai Metro clocks a million commuters in 4 days

At least 10 lakh people had used the Metro till 4.30 pm on Wednesday, the fourth day of operations since the system was opened on Sunday.
The Metro, which runs on the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor, is the first in the country to reach the mark of 10 lakh, or a million, in merely 59 operating hours.
On Wednesday , from 5.30 am to 4.30 pm the Metro carried 1.71 lakh people.
The operators claimed the ridership figure was higher than the Metro in Delhi if seen on a per km per hour per day basis.
“This is the only Metro system in the country that carries an average of 1,487 commuters per kilometre per hour,“ an MMOPL spokersperson said. “It carries almost double the number of commuters every day as compared to Delhi Metro.“
The Delhi Metro operates on a 190 km network and caters to 25 lakh people every day , carrying an average of 740 commuters per hour per day .

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