Chinanews client, April 4, reporter learned from China National Railway Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "China Railway Group") that on April 3, the national railways sent 14.636 million passengers, which is another year after April 2. The number of passengers sent in a single day was a record high, and 963 passenger trains were added to ensure safe, stable and orderly transportation.

On April 4th, the national railway is expected to send 9.25 million passengers, and plans to open 660 additional passenger trains.

Passengers wait to board the train at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.

Photo by Yin Liqin

  During the Ching Ming holiday, the railway passenger flow continued to maintain a high level of operation. The railway departments of various regions coordinated the prevention and control of the epidemic, accurately analyzed the travel needs of passengers and masses, increased transportation capacity, improved service quality, and made passenger travel experience better.

The 20 EMU trains of Harbin Group Corporation in Qiqihar, Mudanjiang, Jiamusi and other directions will be offered with a discount of a minimum of 55% off the fare.

The Shenyang Bureau Group Company operates tourist trains to facilitate tourists to visit Dalian, Dandong and other places to enjoy flowers, sightseeing, and follow the red footprints.

The Taiyuan Bureau Group Corporation has set up tourism distribution centers at stations in Taiyuan, Datong, Pingyao and other stations to provide passengers with seamless connection services from the station to the scenic spot.

The major stations of the Zhengzhou Bureau Group have opened up passages for the elderly, increased service guidance personnel, and focused on serving the elderly and "off-line" passengers to purchase tickets and travel.

The Xi'an Bureau Group Company opened two additional EMU trains between Xi'an and Huangling to provide transportation guarantee for the Qingming Gong Memorial Ceremony of Xuanyuan Huangdi.

Nanchang Bureau Group Company provides free "hand-drawn maps" to tourists at stations in popular tourist destinations such as Wuyuan and Yichun to introduce surrounding scenic spots and bus information.

Nanning Bureau Group Co., Ltd. coordinated with local municipal transportation departments to increase the number of bus connections at key stations to open up the "last mile" of passenger services.

  The railway department reminds the majority of passengers that during the holidays, the passenger flow of stations and trains is large. Please take personal hygiene protection during the journey and cooperate with the railway department to implement epidemic prevention measures for stations and trains to jointly maintain a safe and healthy travel environment.

Specific train operation and service information can be inquired on the railway 12306 website (including mobile client).