CHINA China's railways work to navigate holiday travel peak

CHINA

China's railways work to navigate holiday travel peak

Xinhua

10:39, October 05, 2019

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China's railways are striving to ensure the safety of all passengers during the National Day holiday travel peak.

Trains throughout the country are expected to host 13.32 million passenger trips on Friday alone, said China State Railway Group Co Ltd.

The total train trips made nationwide from Sept 28 to Oct 3 stood at 80.13 million, the company said.

To accommodate the travel rush, an additional 586 trains were put into service on Friday, it said.

A total of 142 million train trips are expected to be made from Sept 28 to Oct 7, an increase of 8.8 percent year-on-year, earlier data from the company showed.

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