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Posted: Apr 09 2014 (18:26)
Last Response: May 09 2014 (14:01)
Other NewsWR/Western -Apr 09 2014 (12:15) : Western Railway suburban sees first passenger drop in a decade | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis
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Western Railway's suburban network, considered the most crowded in the world, for the first time in over a decade has shown a fall in passengers for the financial year that just ended on March 31.
Statistics show that between April 2013 and March 2014, WR's suburban system carried 128.11 crore passengers against 129.49 crore for the same period between 2012 and 2013, a sizable 1.38 crore less. In sheer terms, WR officials said, the drop was around 38,000 passengers every day.
The last time WR's suburban system saw such a worrying fall was...
I think these figures and logics are justified only if the CR's suburban network earnings show a similar downtrend. else it is fair to assume that the ticketless travel had increased during those 2 months due to laziness of ticket checking staff of WR.
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