China saw around 78.79 million passenger trips during the three-day
Dragon Boat Festival holiday that ends Saturday, according to an
estimation of the Ministry of Transport (MOT).
Passenger trips on trains reached 17.76 million during the holiday,
while trips via waterway totaled 1.61 million, data from the estimation
An estimated 2.68 million trips were operated by civil airlines, with
the average load factor standing at 69 percent, while 56.73 million
road trips were made, according to the MOT.
China's transport sector registered orderly and stable operation
during the holiday. The national road network posted steady performance,
with traffic volume of expressways estimated to reach around 92.69
million vehicles in the period.
The ministry urged efforts to strengthen epidemic prevention and
control during the holiday, such as taking health protection measures
for public transport, preventing the gathering of crowds at stations and
scenic spots as well as optimizing management of expressway service