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Railway Passenger Traffic in Yangtze River Delta Heightens

Published:2020-05-11

  During the May Day holiday, railway passenger traffic in the Yangtze River Delta heightened as the temperature went up. From April 30 to May 4, China Railway Shanghai Group Co., Ltd. made a total passenger traffic of 6.629 million, with daily traffic exceeding one million for five consecutive days, setting a new high for daily passenger traffic in Yangtze River Delta after the Spring Festival.

  As the epidemic prevention and control situation in China continues to improve and the weather is generally fine, the people in the Yangtze River Delta region have a strong desire and demand for travel. Hangzhou, Huangshan, Nanjing, Shanghai and other cities attracted a large number of tourists, driving the significant increase of passenger traffic for visiting family and traveling in short and medium distance. While strictly implementing the regular epidemic prevention and control measures, the railway sector had carefully done a good job in travel services and equipment and facility maintenance to ensure that passengers can travel safely.

  China Railway Shanghai Group Co., Ltd. had strengthened communication and liaison with local authorities to extend subway and bus operation time on peak passenger flow days to ensure smooth transfer of passengers. At Jiande Station and Qiandaohu Station, reception desks for transfer passenger were set up at station exits. Ningbo Station had moved the QR code scanning area for check-in passengers to the outer to expand the space. At the same time, it had coordinated with the local governments on increasing epidemic prevention strength, preventing gathering and crowding of passengers and reducing waiting time for passengers to enter the station.

  China Railway Shanghai Group Co., Ltd. Had provided good on-board services. It had strengthened comprehensive disinfection of trains before they leave the shed and disinfection of key positions during the trip. It had properly done the random temperature taking for passengers, continued to provide services for selling boxed meals and commodities in carriages, and worked hard to reduce the gathering of passengers in carriages.