Delhi Metro opens account on Facebook, next stop Instagram

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 10, 2019, 09.27 AM (IST)

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Wednesday opened its official account on Facebook paving the way for Commuters to connect with the Delhi Metro on the social networking site too.

According to a senior official of the DMRC said this was yet another step to reach out to riders and vice versa.

"We already have a Twitter handle and now we are on Facebook too -- www.Facebook.Com/officialdmrc -- and, soon we want to make a debut on Instagram too. We look forward to valuable feedback from people," he was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.

The DMRC has nearly 4,300 followers on Twitter where it had officially launched an account on December 20 last year. 

"Opening new doors! Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is now on Facebook," the DMRC wrote in a post on the social networking site.

The current operational length of the Delhi Metro is 327 km with 236 stations, with an average daily ridership of about 28 lakh. 

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A senior official of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said this was yet another step to reach out to riders and vice versa.