Busiest Metro Systems

Name the metro systems which have the most passengers a year
Passenger numbers in millions
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Last updated: July 11, 2016
First submittedDecember 11, 2012
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Passenger Numbers
System
3,411
Tokyo Subway / Toei Subway
3,250
Beijing Subway
3,068
Shanghai Metro
2,620
Seoul Subway
2,451
Moscow Metro
2,400
Guangzhou Metro
1,763
New York City Subway
1,707
Hong Kong MTR
1,624
Mexico City Metro
1,526
Paris Métro
Passenger Numbers
System
1,415
London Underground / DLR
1,314
Cairo Metro
1,122
Shenzhen Metro
1,110
São Paulo Metro
1,008
Singapore Mass Rapid Transit
940
Osaka Municipal Subway
871
Delhi Metro
763
Saint Petersburg Metro
718
Taipei Metro
717
Nanjing Metro
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Level 46
Aug 1, 2014
Mumbai subarban has an annual ridership of 2640 million!
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Level 57
Sep 30, 2018
Mumbai's Suburban Railway is a commuter Railway rather than a Metro. For that try my

World's Busiest Commuter Railways Quiz

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Level 74
Jan 16, 2015
Maybe worth updating this quiz? Wikipedia's current list of metro ridership has a few entries that didn't appear when this quiz was written in 2012, plus a few placing have changed. Which leads to another quiz idea - Metros that have had the Biggest Ridership Gains in the last 3 years :)
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Level 75
Dec 17, 2015
Definitely worth an update. Particularly in China the construction of new lines and stations has been explosive in recent times. I'd say the figures have changed a lot since then.
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Level 47
Jul 11, 2016
Updated!
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Level 57
Sep 10, 2017
Please update, shanghai metro is now the busiest with many other system gained and lost ridership