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173023-01-2024
KOLKATA
EAST-WEST METRO CARRIES 17.69% MORE PASSENGERS ON 22.01.2024 (MONDAY)

AMAR KOLKATA METRO

KOLKATA

PRESS RELEASE

 

EAST-WEST METRO CARRIES 17.69% MORE PASSENGERS o­n 22.01.2024 (MONDAY)

Kolkata,Date:- 23.01.2024

East-West Metro ( Green Line) has won the hearts of book-lovers. For the visitors to the o­n-going 47th International Kolkata Book Fair, Kolkata Metro’s Green Line has been the most sought-after mode of transport. As a result footfalls in East-West Metro have been increasing during the 'Boi Mela'.

Passenger count in this Corridor o­n 22.01.2024 (Monday) was 45,511 in comparison to 15.01.2024 (Monday) passenger count of 38,671.This has been a 17.69% rise in passenger count.

 

It would not be out of place to mention here that passenger earning o­n 22.01.2024 was Rs. 6,79,557 /- which has been 12.96% more than previous Monday's (i.e. 15.01.2024) passenger earning (Rs 6,01,611).

Adequate ticket counters are being opened to cater to the expected rush of book-lovers along with deployment of additional staff and security personnel. Metro officers and staff have been working in tandem to ensuresmooth, fast and hassle-free services to book-lovers.

 

Shri Kausik Mitra, Chief Public Relations Officer, Metro Railway has informed that book fare goers have expressed their happiness as Metro has ensured their smooth journey to and from the fair ground. "They have congratulated Metro Railway for running services till 10.00 pm everyday as well as o­n Sundays", he has added.

Kausik Mitra

Chief Public Relations Officer





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