Date
15 November 2018

Holiday road, waterway travelers up 6% at 615 mln, Xinhua says

The number of passengers taking road and waterway transportation during the seven-day National Day holiday rose 6 percent to about 615 million from a year earlier, the official Xinhua news agency reported Monday, citing data from the Ministry of Transport. Around 601 million traveled by road during the “Golden Week” while 13.72 million used the waterways. On Oct. 7, the last day of the holiday week, the number of passengers on the road grew 7.1 percent year on year to 86.53 million, while those who took the waterways decreased 8.8 percent to 1.58 million, the report said.

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