Delhi Metro lost 3 lakh commuters a day after fare hike in October, reveals RTI query


An RTI query has revealed that Delhi Metro lost more than three lakh commuters a day after a sharp fare hike came into effect in October. The daily average of Metro’s ridership falls down to 24.2 lakh in October from 27.4 lakh in September, impacting the fall of around 11%.

As per the data shared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in response to an RTI query by a PTI correspondent, the blue line, which is considered busiest metro line, lost more than 30 lakh commuters. The yellow line, another busy corridor which connects Gurgaon to north Delhi’s Samaypur Badli, lost over 19 lakh commuters in number, the DMRC said.


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