Daily railway trips exceed 10 million

BEIJING: China’s daily train trips on Wednesday exceeded 10 million for seven consecutive days in the eight-day holiday.
On Wednesday, 12 million railway passenger trips are expected, and 1,129 additional trains have been put into operation to handle the spike in trips involving tourism and family visits, according to the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. The figures were higher than the 11.3 million rail passenger trips made on Tuesday, when 803 additional trains were put into operation. The railway operator estimated the railway passenger trips would reach 108 million during the holiday, which will end on Thursday. – Agencies