13.10.08

FYI: Japan's trains

An estimated 3.5 million passengers ride every day on Tokyo's Yamanote Line, with its 29 stations. For comparison, the New York City Subway carries 5.08 million passengers per day on 26 lines serving 468 stations.


NYC Transit's Rank Among the World's Subway Systems 2007

Annual Subway Ridership

1.Tokyo *
3.011 billion
2.Moscow
2.529 billion
3.Seoul
1.655 billion
4.New York City
1.563 billion
5.Mexico City
1.417 billion
6.Paris
1.410 billion
7.London
1.015 million
8.Osaka
878 million
9.Hong Kong
867 million
10.St. Petersburg
828 million


*(I live here!!!)

I'm gonna get sick of trains soon.

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