China's railways handle over 90 million passenger trips in festival travel rush
02/03/2022|9:09:27 PM|Xinhua

More than 90 million passenger trips were made on China's railways from Jan 17 to Feb 2, the first 17 days of the Spring Festival travel rush, according to data from the China State Railway Group.

In the 40-day travel season, also known as Chunyun, many Chinese people travel to reunite with their families for the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb 1 this year.

From Jan 17 to Jan 31, over 86 million passenger trips were made by rail, up 65% year on year, the data shows.

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