The Delhi Metro Rail service has a punctuality of over 99%, shows official data between 2013 and 2018, obtained through a Right To Information application.
According to a report by the Indian Express, India’s largest metro rail service, whose network has grown substantially in the last years, had only 975 of the 18,72,486 trips it undertook in 2017 got delayed.
In terms of having a punctuality of over 90%, Delhi Metro is one of the best in the world and stands in the league of London Underground, and the Tokyo subway, the report said. Compared to this, the New York subway, with 58% trains arriving on time. fared poorly.
The Delhi metro considers a trip as delayed if it takes 60 seconds more than the scheduled time in completing it.
The current metro network in Delhi-NCR span 296 km and is served by 214 stations. It carries around 2.5 million passengers each day.