Footfalls in Kolkata Metro crosses 07 lakh passengers in festive rush

Metro has earned Rs.1,06,81,378 by selling tokens, Smart Cards and recharging Smart Cards o­n that day.

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Footfalls in Kolkata Metro crosses 7 lakhs mark in festive rush
Footfalls in Kolkata Metro crosses 7 lakhs mark in festive rush
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KOLKATA (Metro Rail News): Pandal hoppers flocked to pandals all over the city to make the most of the rain-free pre-Puja day. The Metro recorded 7,43,853 footfalls of passengers along the North-South line.

With rain expected starting late on Shashthi, millions of people hit the streets on 1st October, and Metro trains were jam-packed. On 29th September, the Kavi Subhas-Dakshineswar corridor exceeded 7 lakh passengers only 24 hours after it had crossed the 6.5 lakh milestone on 28th September.

Footfalls in Kolkata Metro has crossed 7 lakhs mark. North-South Metro carried 7,10,521 passengers o­n 29th September (Chathurti). Total of 288 services were run o­n that day to cater to the Metro users. Metro has earned Rs.1,06,81,378 by selling tokens, Smart Cards and recharging Smart Cards o­n that day.

On 29th September, the maximum footfalls of 88,687 were recorded at Dumdum. Esplanade recorded 52,127 footfalls, followed by  Kalighat 44,997 and Rabindra Sadan 41,962 footfalls.

Last time o­n 27.11.2019 Metro carried more than 7 lakhs passengers. o­n that day 7,01,149 passengers travelled in North-South Metro.

East-West Metro carried 42,866 passengers o­n 29.09.2022.

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