New Delhi, India: The Delhi Metro claimed on Tuesday that a DMRC employee has joined the Guinness Book of World Records for clocking the “lowest time to travel across all metro stations.”
Delhi Metro tweeted a photo of an employee carrying a record citation while standing on a metro station platform on its social media accounts. ‘DMRC employee Prafull Singh has entered the Guinness World Records for recording the ‘Fastest time to go to all Metro stations,’ according to the DMRC.
He is the first individual to travel to 254 stations in 16 hours and 2 minutes, travelling 348 kilometres. Prafull’s achievement has made the DMRC family very proud.
According to sources, Singh had obtained all necessary permissions before attempting the record.
Singh accomplished this accomplishment by reaching all of the metro stations in the national capital over a distance of 348 kilometres in 16 hours and 2 minutes, according to the DMRC.
“DMRC family is pleased of Prafull’s performance,” the DMRC stated on social media on Tuesday, sharing this milestone.
Adham Fisher set the record for the fastest time to travel to all Madrid Metro stations in 2017 with a timing of 12 hours, 15 minutes, and 48 seconds. In 2019, he set a new record for the quickest journey time to all Rotterdam Metro stations, clocking in at 4 hours, 2 minutes, and 10 seconds. Fisher, who is fascinated by subway systems, holds the world record for the fastest transit time. to all stations at the Paris Metro and New York Subway.
The Delhi Metro is India’s largest functioning metro network, with 254 stations. When the stations on Noida’s Aqua line and the Rapid Metro Gurgaon are included, the total number of stations is 286. The Delhi Metro had three lines in its first phase of development, and by 2022, it had grown to a network of 12 lines.
The Delhi Metro is followed by the Hyderabad Metro, which is 69.2 kilometres long, and the Bengaluru Metro, which is 56.1 kilometres long.