This aerial photo taken on Sept 19, 2023 shows a test train running on the Meizhou Bay cross-sea bridge along the Fuzhou-Xiamen-Zhangzhou high-speed railway in southeast China's Fujian province. (PHOTO / XINHUA)
BEIJING - China's railways are expected to handle 17.2 million passenger trips on Sunday, the third day of the 8-day Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday period, data from the country's railway operator shows.
Some 11,574 trains are scheduled to operate these trips, according to the China State Railway Group Co Ltd
Some 11,574 trains are scheduled to operate these trips, according to the China State Railway Group Co Ltd.
A total of 20.098 million passenger trips were made in China on Friday and 17.066 million on Saturday -- the first two days of this year's long holiday period, which will continue until Oct 6.
The country expects to see 190 million railway trips over the holiday's 12-day travel rush, which began on Sept 27 and will end on Oct 8.
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