UITP report shows world metro systems are growing

21 October 2014  •  Author(s): UITP

According to a new Statistics Brief from the UITP, world metro systems are growing rapidly, with 45 new systems having being built since 2000.

Metro Platform

Currently, 148 cities have a metro system, carrying 150 million passengers per day on 540 lines. Two-thirds of the world’s metros are located in Asia and Europe, with Tokyo metro carrying the most passengers annually (3.2 billion) whilst Shanghai has the longest network (more than 500km).

The report also compared internet connectivity in metro systems worldwide.

You can find the report here (http://www.uitp.org/world-metro-figures-2013).

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