NORTH-SOUTH METRO CARRIED 6.9 LAKH PASSENGERS on MAHASTAMI
Subho Maha Nabami!!
North-South Corridor of Kolkata Metro has ferried nearly 6.9 lakh passengers on Mahastami, i.e. on 22.10.2023 !
This has been possible as commuters thronged Metro stations to reach their destinations safely and quickly on Mahastami. Pandal hoppers took Metro on Mahastami evening to visit famous Puja pandals of Kolkata and adjacent areas.
On 22.10.2023 (Mahastami), North-South Metro has carried 6,89,251 passengers.Total 248 services were run night-long on that day to cater to the Metro users.
On 22.10.2023, maximum passenger count i.e. 70849 was recorded at Kalighat. Dumdum recorded 64795 passenger count. Shovabazar-Sutanuti recorded 51036 and Rabindra Sarobar recorded 40847 passenger count respectively.
It is to be noted that like Mahasaptami and Mahastami,for the convenience of the pandal hoppers, Metro Railway has made elaborate arrangements to run night-long services in North-South Corridor on Mahanabami too. In East-West Corridor services will be run till mid-night today. In order to cater to the increasing rush, leaves of all Metro officers and staff have been cancelled.All ticket counters have been opened at the stations so that passengers won't have to wait long in queues to purchase Smart Cards and tokens.
Chief Public Relations Officer