Did you know that the Delhi Metro (started December 2002) already has 208 operational stations, which makes it No.8 in the world? Its network spans 288 kilometres. When Phase IV is completed, the Delhi Metro will have 556 km of track length and 330 stations, making it No.3 in the world.
The Mumbai Metro, which started as late as June 2014, has only 12 operational stations, with another 112 currently under construction. Another 77 stations are planned, which will take the total up to 201, making it No.9 in the world. It will have 270 km of total track length. What’s to say that this will not be expanded further?
YES, INDIA WILL SOON HAVE TWO OF THE WORLD’S 10 LARGEST METRO RAIL NETWORKS.
The Subway in New York City is the largest in the world, with 468 stations and 1112 km of track length. It carries 1.727 billion people per year, at an average of 4.73 million per day.
The second, third and fourth largest metro rail networks are in Shanghai, Beijing and Seoul, all Asian cities.