Kolkata Metro Records Highest-Ever Footfall of More Than 9 Lakh Passengers on Monday

Kolkata Metro Records Highest-Ever Footfall of More Than 9 Lakh Passengers on Monday

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Date of Post : 16 Oct, 2018

Kolkata: The Kolkata Metro has recorded its highest-ever footfall of more than 9 lakh passengers on Shashti, the 2nd day of Durga Puja festival, railways said on Tuesday. Around 9.11 lakh passengers used the Kolkata Metro rail services on Monday.

More Information:

  • A railway spokesperson said,”This is the highest footfall recorded by the Kolkata Metro since its inception. The previous highest passenger count was 8.78 lakh on September 25 this year.”
  • On Monday, the Kolkata Metro has run 300 services to cater the puja rush.
  • It has scheduled 224 services on Saptmi, Ashtmi and Navmi during the puja.
  • The metro rail services will be available to passengers from 1.40 PM to 4.00 AM.
  • On Dasami, 118 services will be run from 1.40 PM to 10.00 PM.
  • The Kolkata Metro has taken all possible measures anticipating huge puja rush.
  • The spokesperson said, elaborate security arrangements have been made and medical personnel have been deployed at the stations.

To know more about recent developments of Kolkata Metro-

28 July, 2018 : Kolkata Metro Update: General Manager Kolkata Metro Railway Assesses Construction Work of Bimanbandar Metro Station Yard

06 July, 2018 : Kolkata Metro Update: First Trial Run in a Section of Kolkata East-West Metro Project Conducted Successfully

30 June, 2018 : Kolkata Metro Update: SAIL’s Durgapur Steel Plant Despatches First Consignment of Wheels For Kolkata Metro


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Deepak Kumar is a part of the content team of Rail Analysis India as a writer and analyst .
His focus is on new initiatives on the Railway Sector of India .
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