Western Railway’s AC suburban trains attain new milestone and cross one crore ridership in the financial year 2022-23

The popularity of AC local services among commuters over Western Railway has been growing day by day.

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  • Over the past few months, the ridership of AC locals has seen a steady increase and the peak time services are running to full capacity.
  • Many commuters now prefer AC locals and it is noteworthy to mention that the total no. of commuters travelling by AC local o­n Western Railway has crossed the milestone of 1 crore passengers in this financial year up to 27th October, 2022.
  • According to a press release issued by the Public Relations Deptt. of Western Railway, since the past few months, there has been a substantial rise in the number of commuters travelling by AC local trains.
  • The total no. of commuters travelling by AC locals during the months from April 2022 to till date in this financial year is around 1.01 crore, which is almost 85% more as compared to the commuters travelled for the entire period of the financial year 2019-20.
  • Currently, Western Railway is running total 79 AC local services out of the total 1383 EMU services, which are garnering good response from commuters.

Source: Western Railway- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): MoR