CHINA China reports record May Day railway passenger trips

CHINA

China reports record May Day railway passenger trips

Xinhua

08:19, May 03, 2021

File photo

BEIJING, May 2 (Xinhua) -- Passenger trips on Chinese railways hit a new single-day high Saturday as the May Day holiday kicked off, official data showed.

Nearly 18.83 million passenger trips were made on Saturday, the first day of the five-day holiday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

It marked an increase of 9.2 percent from the 2019 level.

The company is expecting about 14.2 million railway passenger trips on Sunday.

May Day, also known as International Workers' Day, is observed on May 1 in China. As the holiday lasts from May 1 to 5 this year, many people choose to travel during the holiday.

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue