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Lhasa Railway Station delivered 208,000 passengers during Spring Festival travel rush

By Liu Fang, Zhu Shan Source:China Tibet News 2019年03月11日 17:19

Lhasa Railway Station witnessed its largest passenger flow during China's Spring Festival travel rush ( "Chunyun" in Chinese). With a year-on-year increase of 6.9 %, a total of 208,000 passengers departed from the railway station from Jan. 21 to Mar.1. On Jan.21, the peak time of "Chunyun" , 4,684 passengers arrived at the railway station, up 1,116 from the same period last year. 

During the "Chunyun" period, two additional trains, Z9815/9816 and Z9811/9812 were put to service, which proved great convenience for passengers. Besides, starting from Mar. 6 to Mar. 17, Z9809/10 temporary trains from Xining to Lhasa have eased the pressure of passenger volume. 

Lhasa Railway Station took measures to better serve passengers. Based on the domestic change of passenger flow, the station made a prediction for people's needs of train tickets, in order to meet the heavy demand. The station made efforts to enhance its service ability too, including providing drinking water, carrying luggage.

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