Bus rapid transit No.1 carries over 4.98 mln passengers in a year hinh anh 1Yen Nghia bus station - Kim Ma Bus Rapid Transit No.1 (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Yen Nghia bus station - Kim Ma Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) No.1, the first of its kind in Vietnam, has carried more than 4.98 million passengers since its operation on January 1, 2017. 

It was unveiled by the municipal Transport Department’s Hanoi Public Transport Management and Operation Centre during a meeting in the capital city on February 1.

There were 17,465 passengers per peak day, or 68.8 ones per peak hour while 30.7 and 18.8 passengers were recorded per usual and off-peak hour, respectively.

The number of passengers using monthly pass for the route is the highest compared to those travelling on other routes, reaching an average of 2,100 per month, up 3 percent from the plan and accounting for nearly 6.8 percent of the total number of one-route monthly pass users.

A majority of passengers are satisfied with the service, saying that it is more convenient than other routes.-VNA