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Published: 15:56, September 30, 2023 | Updated: 18:03, September 30, 2023
China sees record daily passenger trips amid travel rush
By Xinhua
Published:15:56, September 30, 2023 Updated:18:03, September 30, 2023 By Xinhua

This photo taken on Sept 29, 2023 shows passengers at Zhengzhou Railway Station in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

BEIJING - The number of railway trips made by Chinese passengers hit 20.098 million on Friday, the third day of the 12-day travel rush for the National Day holiday and the Mid-Autumn Festival, the China State Railway Group Co Ltd said Saturday.

According to the company, this marks a record-high number of daily railway passenger trips.

READ MORE: China to see 1.58m daily entry, exit trips during holiday

On Saturday, China is anticipating 17.6 million railway passenger trips, with a total of 12,180 passenger trains in operation, the company said.

During this travel rush lasting from Sept 27 to Oct 8, the country is expected to see 190 million railway trips in total, according to the company. 

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