Pune Metro Sees Surge In Ridership With Daily Count Exceeding 90,000

Pune Metro Sees Surge In Ridership With Daily Count Exceeding 90,000

Pune Metro Sees Surge In Ridership With Daily Count Exceeding 90,000

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After the inauguration of the route from Ruby Hall Clinic Metro Station to Ramwadi Metro Station by the Prime Minister on 6 March 2024, the number of metro passengers has continuously increased. In June 2024, the number of daily passengers crossed 90 thousand, with an average of 93,198 passengers traveling by metro daily in June and an average income of Rs. 14,73,648. The response of Pune residents to the Metro is encouraging, and it is definitely helping to reduce vehicular congestion and pollution. 

As of now, out of the 33.2 km route of Pune Metro, 29.58 km have been completed, and work on the remaining 3.62 km is progressing rapidly. This remaining route will also be opened for passengers in the next two to three months. Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation Metro Station, Pune Railway Metro Station, Ramwadi Metro Station, Vanaz Metro Station, Pune Municipal Corporation Metro Station, and Nal Stop Metro Station are among the stations with an average of more than 5,000 passengers per day. The daily passenger numbers of these stations in June are as per the table below.

दिनांकPCMCVanazPMCPune Railway stationRamwadi
1-Jun136716638660482828741
2-Jun153086683819088078784
3-Jun121176218519599198181
4-Jun105235440409887899407
5-Jun125196391473185379059
6-Jun127496382481685588945
7-Jun126826297492986749012
8-Jun1360162807934943710132
9-Jun1437463238806103268666
10-Jun1310868765079107379502
11-Jun131756670518787589705
12-Jun129556543481190259478
13-Jun132486414512585339283
14-Jun134296328455588899470
15-Jun140436662648591359605
16-Jun154916832925397609687
17-Jun1308466035598103238792
TOTAL226077109580101396156489156449
Average132986446596592059203

If we look at the distribution of the number of passengers on Purple Line 1 (Line 1) from Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation Metro Station to District Court Metro Station and Aqua Line (Line 2) from Vanaz Metro Station to Ramwadi Metro Station, 22,097 passengers travel on Line 1 daily in the month of June, while 47,567 passengers travel on Line 2.

On this occasion, Shravan Hardikar, Managing Director of Maha Metro, said, “In the month of June, the average number of metro passengers has reached more than 90 thousand. This is a very positive change in the public transport of Pune city, and the public transport system is getting stronger.”

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