Record number of passengers using the city Metro – The Post

Record number of passengers using the city Metro

Nørreport, Kongens Nytorv and Christianshavn stations the big draw

57.2 million passengers used the Copenhagen Metro in 2015 (photo: iStock)
February 1st, 2016 8:31 am| by Christian W

A record 57.2 million passengers used the Copenhagen Metro last year – an increase of 1.2 million compared to 2014, according to its operator Metroselskabet.

The number of passengers using the Metro has increased every year since it opened in 2002 – a development that has pleased Rebekka Nymark, the head of customer relations at Metroselskabet.

“We are delighted that more and more people choose to use the Metro,” said Nymark.

“Copenhagen is growing by about 1,000 people every month, and this growth is obviously one of the explanations why more people take the Metro. Many others have realised it’s very easy to get to the airport via the Metro, and we can see that the passengers are pleased with the service we provide.”

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Three is a crowd
It is the largest Metro stations in particular that have been attracting more passengers.

The three largest stations – Nørreport, Kongens Nytorv and Christianshavn – saw some 25 million passengers during 2015.

In contrast, some 110 million journeys are carried out on Copenhagen’s DSB S-trains every year.