China sees 83.5 mln railway passenger trips during National Day holiday

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-08 17:18:24|Editor: huaxia

Passengers board the train at the Shijiazhuang railway station in Shijiazhuang, north China's Hebei Province, Oct. 7, 2021. (Photo by Liang Zidong/Xinhua)

BEIJING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Passenger trips on Chinese railways topped 83.5 million during the weeklong National Day holiday which ended Thursday, said the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.

Railway authorities have coordinated COVID-19 control measures and transport services to cope with the travel rush.

Authorities had earlier estimated some 127 million railway passenger trips during the holiday rush lasting from Sept. 28 to Oct. 8.

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