Sat, 02 Dec 2023

China reports 336 million railway trips in October

19 Nov 2023, 22:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's railway passenger flow went up in October, data from China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. (China Railway) shows.

Last month, a total of 336 million railway passenger trips were made nationwide, an increase of 25.44 million, or 8.2 percent, over the same period in 2019, said China Railway.

During the eight-day Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday lasting from Sept. 29 to Oct. 6, the average number of daily passenger trips served by China's railways reached 16.02 million, up 22 percent over the same period in 2019.

To satisfy people's considerable travel needs, China's railways have increased capacity and started the peak lines in time, it added.

More Beijing News

Access More

Sign up for Beijing News

a daily newsletter full of things to discuss over drinks.and the great thing is that it's on the house!