22 January 2019

443 mln passengers transported for holidays, Xinhua says

Some 443 million people were safely transported between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6 for the Lunar New Year holiday, the official Xinhua news agency reported Thursday, citing data from the Ministry of Transport. Of the total, 433 million people used the road networks, up 5 percent from a year ago, while those who used the water transport systems grew 12.8 percent to 9.91 million. On Thursday, widespread sleet partially closed 64 expressways in eight provinces in the northern and eastern regions, the report said.

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