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Mumbai monorail turns out to be a big hit

February 10, 2014 10:56 IST

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It is official. India's first monorail, which was started on February 2, is a hit. The ticket sale in the first week itself crossed 100,000 and on the whole, the new mode of transport has run to its optimum best. 

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A total of 136,865 passengers had travelled in the monorail till Sunday. 

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While the total token sale for the week was 132,523, total revenue for the week reached Rs 14,24,810. 

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On Sunday, over 29,000 passengers travelled in the four-coach pink, blue and green monorail trains and the total collection was about Rs 3,00,000. 

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All throughout the week, Mumbai's monorail made 512 trips.

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The Smart Card option is also getting popular by the day. So far, during the first week, more than 1,400 Smart Cards were sold.

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The monorail runs between Wadala and Chembur in the eastern suburbs of Mumbai, covering seven stations - Wadala, Bhakti Park, Mysore Colony, Bharat Petroleum, Fertiliser Township, VNP-RC Marg Junction and Chembur corridor, covering the distance of 8.93 km. 

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"We at the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority are extremely pleased with the response that the monorail has received in the first week. This goes to show that Mumbaikars do appreciate a more comfortable mode of transport," said Dilip Kawathkar, Joint Project Director (PR), MMRDA.

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Mono Rail at a Glance: (From Feb 2, 2014 to Feb 8, 2014)

Total Passengers: 1,36,865

Total Revenue (In Rs ): 14, 24, 810

Total Tokens sold: 1, 32, 523

Total Smart Cards sold: 1409

Total Sale (Token + Smart Cards): 1,33, 932


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