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China's high-speed rail creates a new record: transporting more than 10 billion passengers

via:中关村在线     time:2019/5/11 20:31:46     readed:426

Since China's first high-speed railway Beijing-Tianjin inter-city railway was completed and opened in 2008, by 2018, the national high-speed rail mileage reached 29,000 kilometers in 10 years, ranking first in the world, twice the total mileage of high-speed rail in other countries in the world. By the end of 2018, the 2,872 high-speed train EMUs were equivalent to 3,250 standard EMUs (including the Renaissance and Harmony).

In 2018, the total number of high-speed rail transmissions was 2.05 billion, an increase of 16.8% year-on-year, and the total amount of transmissions accounted for 60.4% of the total. High-speed rail has become the main channel for railway passenger transportation. At the same time, the Fuxing was put into operation on June 26, 2017. By the end of March 2019, a total of 193 million passengers were sent, with an average passenger load factor of 74.9%. The average passenger load factor of higher iron trains was 1.3% higher.

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