Benefits of Metro

Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) conducted a study on the many non-economic benefits that were accrued since the Delhi Metro has started its operations in Delhi & NCR. As per the study, traffic volume on the roads has dipped after the operations of Delhi Metro started. Hence DMRC has contributed also towards the reduction in Air pollution, GHG Emissions, fuel savings, reduction in travel time, reduction in accident.

The following table gives an estimate of direct & indirect benefit of Delhi Metro.





Descriptors

Phase –I

2007

Phase –II

2011

2015

2016

No. of vehicles off the road daily

16895

117249

419937

579795

Annual reduction in fuel consumption (t)

24691

106493

299000

416000

Annual reduction in pollutants (t)

31520

179613

619907

855889

Savings in time per trip (minutes)

31

28

31.97

32.18

Annual reduction in fatal accidents (No.)

21

111

135

188

Annual reduction in all accidents (No.)

93

591

1013

1408