China News Service, Beijing, February 24 (Reporter Liu Wenwen) The reporter learned from the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. that on February 24, the Lantern Festival, the national railways will see a small peak in passenger flow to visit relatives. It is expected to send 13.3 million passengers, and arrangements will be made for additional passengers. 957 trains.

On the Lantern Festival on February 24, railways across the country will see a small peak in passenger flow to visit relatives. It is expected to carry 13.3 million passengers, and 957 additional passenger trains will be arranged.

The picture shows passengers traveling by train at Fuzhou Railway Station.

Photo by China News Service reporter Zhang Bin

  During the Lantern Festival, short- and medium-distance passenger flows to visit relatives, tourists, and students increased, and the overall passenger flow on the railways rebounded significantly.

Judging from the advance ticket sales of Railway 12306, on February 24, there were more passengers departing from cities such as Beijing, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi'an, Zhengzhou, Shanghai, Wuhan, Shenzhen, and Nanjing. Guangzhou, Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Shanghai, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Zhengzhou, Shenzhen and other cities have more passengers, Guangzhou-Shenzhen, Beijing-Tianjin, Shenzhen-Guangzhou, Nanchong-Chengdu, Shanghai-Hangzhou, Chengdu-Jinyang, Dali-Kunming, Shanghai-Suzhou, Zhanjiang -Guangzhou, Chongqing-Chengdu and other sections have a large passenger flow.

  In order to serve the flow of passengers visiting relatives during the Lantern Festival, railway departments in various regions have increased transport capacity.

Taiyuan Bureau Group Company has added 4 EMU trains from Taiyuan to Luliang and 18 regular-speed passenger trains from Taiyuan to Linfen and Datong to Yongji, covering famous scenic spots such as Datong Yungang Grottoes and Pingyao Ancient City.

Wuhan Bureau Group Company has opened 43 additional passenger trains in Shenzhen, Wenzhou, Beijing, Yichang and other directions.

Shanghai Bureau Group Co., Ltd. opened 182 additional passenger trains and implemented reconnection operation of 78 EMU trains.

  On the same day, railway departments in various places organized a variety of cultural activities for the Lantern Festival, allowing passengers to experience a warm, comfortable, festive and peaceful festival atmosphere at stations and trains.

Harbin Bureau Group Company hung red lanterns and Chinese knots in the train carriages, and invited passengers to dance yangko, taste glutinous rice balls, and guess crossword puzzles to add joy to the journey.

Yong'an and Ningde stations of Nanchang Bureau Group Company carried out interesting activities such as guessing lantern riddles and hanging lanterns in the waiting hall, attracting many passengers to participate.