• Wed. Apr 17th, 2024

METRO CARRIED 19.25 CRORES PASSENGER IN 2023-24

Metro Railway has carried 19.25 crores passengers in 2023-24. In comparison to 2022-23 passenger figure (17.69 crores) this is 8.82% more. At present, Metro services are available on Blue Line, Green Line, Purple Line and Orange Line.

 

Out of these, Blue Line of Kolkata Metro has carried 17.94 crores passengers in the recently concluded financial year 2023-24. Maximum passenger count, 1.96 crores has been registered at Dum Dum station followed by Esplanade station (1.32 crores) and Rabindra Sadan station (1.24 crores).

 

On the other hand, Green Line has carried 1.22 crores passengers in 2023-24. Out of this, maximum passenger count (49.78 lakhs) was recorded at Sealdah station. Second highest passenger count (21.56 lakhs) was recorded at Salt Lake Sector V station followed by 12.08 lakh passenger count at Karunamoyee station.

 

Kolkata Metro’s Purple Line has carried 1.34 lakh passengers in the last fiscal. As Metro Railway has started to ply under the river Hooghly and new Corridors are expected to be operational in the new fiscal, it is expected that passenger count of Metro Railway will further increase in this financial year.

 

Kausik Mitra,Chief Public Relations Officer,Metro Railway stated this in a release.

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