Raksha Bandhan 2023: An official announced on Tuesday that in order to accommodate passengers on Raksha Bandhan, the Delhi Metro will operate approximately 106 additional train trips on its corridors. “Additional trains will be kept on reserve in case they are needed to alleviate the congestion. DMRC will also deploy additional personnel at stations with additional ticket counters to accommodate the increased number of commuters. Guards/Customer Facilitation Agents (CFA) will be stationed at main Metro stations to assist and direct commuters on that day, according to a spokesperson for the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
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Earlier, the DMRC reached a significant milestone by registering a record-breaking 68,16 lakh passengers on Monday, signifying the highest daily passenger journeys ever recorded prior to and after the COVID-19 pandemic. “For context, the previous greatest recorded number of passenger trips was 66,18,717 on February 10, 2020, just prior to the pandemic disrupting travel patterns and routines. Yesterday’s achievement of this extraordinary milestone follows a period of adversity and demonstrates the resilience and faith of Delhi-NCR residents in the world-class transport system provided by DMRC, according to a DMRC spokesperson.
This accomplishment is a result of the efforts of DMRC’s dedicated staff, the support of Delhi-NCR residents, and the dedication to providing safe, efficient, and environmentally friendly transport services. DMRC continues to prioritise passenger safety and comfort while improving connectivity throughout the Delhi-National Capital Region. This achievement highlights our mission to provide accessible, dependable, and environmentally friendly transportation solutions,” he added.