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1.28 million Qinghai-Tibet Railway trips during Spring Festival Rush

By Zhu Shan Source:China Tibet News 2016-03-09

The Spring Festival Rush of 2016, lasting for 40 days, comes to an end on Mar. 3. During this period, Qinghai-Tibet Railway accomplished 1.28 million trips, among which about 32,000 were made each day, accomplishing an increase of 4.4 percent compared with last year, and hitting a record high in journeys made by Qinghai-Tibet Railway during Spring Festival Rush.
On Feb. 27th, 42,700 people traveled by Qinghai-Tibet Railway, which reached a record in journeys made by Qinghai-Tibet Railway during Spring Festival Rush in a single day.

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Photo shows the Lhasa Railway Station. The average daily passenger flow reached 4,305 at Lhasa Railway Station, a 19.2 percent growth from last year.

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Photo shows the Shigatse Railway Station. The average daily passenger flow reached 830 at Shigatse Railway Station, a 1.7 percent growth from last year.

During the period of Spring Festival Rush, 139 extra trains were put into service, among which there are 116 high-speed railway trains. Besides, train tickets are available online, by phone, at railway stations and ticket offices. The tickets are released 60 days in advance online and by phone, and 58 days ahead of departure date at railway stations and ticket offices. The number of ticket booth and ticket vending machine has reached 191, a year-on-year increase of 76.


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