Rail transit trips increase in China's urban areas

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-16 17:25:25|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- China recorded an increase in passenger trips in its urban transit networks in September, official data showed.

The country's urban transit lines, running through 48 cities, handled a total of 2 billion passenger trips last month, up 22 percent from a year earlier, according to the Ministry of Transport.

The September amount also grew 13.6 percent on a monthly basis.

By the end of September, China has put 249 urban rail transit lines into operation, with the total length reaching 8,069 km, the ministry said. Enditem

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