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Xianning handled 3.51 million passengers during the Spring Festival travel
http://English.xianning.gov.cn 17-02-23
 

  XIANNING - The 40-day Spring Festival travel ended on Tuesday, Xianning handled 3.5184 million passengers, basically flat with same period last year, of which 2.99 million passengers took the road transport, 207 500 ones the waterway, and 320 900 ones the railway.

  Owing to this spring festival is earlier than previous years, so passenger flow peak comes ahead of time, lasting for a long time with higher peak. At the beginning of the Spring Festival travel universities and colleges begin winter holiday, while migrant workers return to their hometown together, student flow and migrant worker flow overlaying each other. So transport sector deploys in time to ensure enough transport capacity of all routes and implements interactive mechanism of passenger terminals to realize seamless connection and orderly connection. The passenger transport had been generally smooth in the whole city, without passengers to be stranded, and achieved overall objective of safe Spring Festival travel.

  An official of Xianning Transit Authority said that with the popularity of private cars, more and more people choose self-driving travel, which caused passenger number of road transport down 12%. Meanwhile, passenger number by train goes up owing to the formation of the network of “four south-north railways, one east-west railway and two feeder railways”, only Xianning railway station served 118 400 passengers and Xianning high-speed rail station 140 700 passengers.

  According to the staff of Xianning railway station, passenger flow tends to be stable after small peak of student flow returned to school last weekend. All extra trains will be out of service and return to normal operation order after the Spring Festival travel. Now southward train ticket is enough and northward one scarce. By Wang Fan (www.xnnews.com.cn)


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