China Railway: 2.8 billion Chinese traveled by train in 2019
10/28/2019|3:30:15 PM|eTN

Where is the busiest railroad passenger system in the world? China always impresses by numbers, and this is not different when it comes to transportation.

China Railway  announced that the number of passenger railway trips in the first three quarters of 2019 was up 9.4% from last year, reaching 2.8 billion.

Around 1.73 billion passenger trips were made on bullet trains from January to September, up 15.3 percent year on year.

During the period, 8,538 trains for passenger transport were put into service per day with bullet trains accounting for 71.6 percent. Fuxing bullet trains share 12 percent of the total bullet trains.

China Railway has piloted electronic tickets, optimized the standby ticket purchasing process and implemented a favorable ticket purchasing strategy for elderly people and children to provide better traveling experiences.

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