More than 1 million Metro trips taken for Women's March

Metro said riders took more than 1 million trips on Saturday, the second most in a single day ever.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - More than one million Metro trips were taken on Saturday for the Women's March on Washington.

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According to a tweet from WMATA, 1,001, 616 trips were taken. 

On Inauguration Day, 193,000 trips had been taken by 11 a.m., and the rail system opened an hour earlier that day, at 4 a.m. 

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As of 11 a.m. Saturday for the Women's March, 275,000 people had taken trips on Metro. That's a difference of 82,000 trips.

Saturday's ridership figures were more than eight times a normal Saturday and busier than most weekdays.

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