Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) continues to be within the second place when it comes to passenger patronage amongst all different metro initiatives within the nation, positioned simply behind Delhi Metro. HMR on Saturday carried about 1.34 lakh passengers throughout the three corridors — Crimson Line (L.B. Nagar to Miyapur) Inexperienced Line (JBS to MGBS) and Blue Line (Nagole to Raidurg).
Managing Director N.V.S. Reddy knowledgeable that Delhi Metro, which is eighteen years previous, has been carrying about 14.75 lakh passengers every day nevertheless it strikes throughout a large 389 km with 285 stations as in opposition to the 69 km and 57 stations of HMR, which was launched in November 2017.
Third place is occupied by nine-year-old Bengaluru Metro that carries 68,716 passengers throughout 42 km, protecting 40 stations adopted by Mumbai Metro carrying 32,322 passengers on 11 km and 12 stations every day for the previous six years. The Chennai Metro has been carrying 29,141 passengers for 45 km throughout 32 stations. It’s 5 years previous, he stated.
Indian Metro Operators group retains a tab on the every day passenger journey in 10 cities and as per the info collected, the next is the patronage — Kochi (1,106 passengers and 26 km), Nagpur (4,051 passengers and 25 km), Lucknow (2,020 passengers and 23 km), Jaipur (20,160 passengers and 12 km) and Mumbai Mono Rail (715 passengers and 20 km).
Mr. Reddy has revealed that the ridership of Hall 1 between L.B. Nagar and Miyapur continues to get good footfalls with about 84,404 passengers utilizing the power every day or 63% of the ridership.
Hall Three between Nagole to Raidurg is second with 45,551 or 34% of the ridership travelling every day even with out the same old rush of IT/ITES staff shifting whereas Hall Two between Jubilee Bus Station (Secunderabad) and Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (Imlibun) is witnessing much less patronage at 4,019 passengers or simply 3% of the whole ridership.
Highest ridership are terminal stations of L.B. Nagar and Miyapur. Interchange station for Crimson Line and Blue Line at Ameerpet too is witnessing most footfall. Metro stations of KPHB, JNTU, Diluskhnagar, Uppal and Parade Grounds are the opposite fashionable halts for passengers.
Frequency of trains has been 3-4 minutes for Crimson and Blue Traces whereas it has been 8-10 minutes of frequency for the Inexperienced Line with 55 three-set trains being run continuous from 7 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. for greater than 800 journeys a day, he added.