Mumbai Metro Achieves 400 Million Passenger Mark

| April 30 , 2018 , 17:26 IST

Mumbai Metro One has crossed the 400 million passengers mark after 1,423 days of its operation. They announced this feat on Monday.

The Reliance Infrastructure-promoted Mumbai Metro One, the state's first, has now emerged as the preferred choice of many commuters with people opting for it to travel to and from their homes and offices, said an official spokesperson.

While the first 100 million passenger mark was achieved in 398 days, the second 100 million mark came in 388 days, followed by the third 100 million in 337 days. The latest 100 million mark was achieved in the least amount of days in 300.

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"We have redefined MRTS commuter experience in the country. As a transport utility we have sought to delight our commuters with value-added services besides comfort and safety," the spokesperson said.

For the latest achievement, the Mumbai Metro One witnessed growth in various routes, with the Andheri-Western Express Highway leading with a 48 percent increase, followed by Andheri-Azad Nagar at 45 percent.

Presently, it operates around 378-382 trips on weekdays. It undertook 125,894 trips in 2017-2018 with a punctuality performance of 99.9 percent on what is the world's densest corridor.