China's Railway Transport Passenger Volume for Four Consecutive Years of Growth Over 10%
According to data from the China Railway Corporation, in 2016, China's national railway passenger volume completed 2 billion 770 million people, an increase of 11.2%, for more than four consecutive years of growth. At the same time, the railway freight gained momentum, containers, goods vehicles, bulk fast traffic volume year-on-year growth of 40%, 53% and 25%, respectively, record highs.
According to the Chinese railway company director Lu Dongfu, Chinese Railway Corporation to further promote the railway supply side structural reform, optimize the railway passenger and freight transport organization. In last year's railway sent 2.77 billion people, EMU sent 1.443 billion people, accounting for more than 52%. While a single day to send passengers up to 14.427 million, a record high. Railway Freight bottomed out, last year the national railway to send the goods of 26.5 tons, a decline compared to 2015 narrowed 9.3 percentage points, containers, vehicles, cargo express goods increased by 40%, 53% and 25% respectively, a record high. In addition, in the service "One Belt One Road" building also made new progress, the EU line 1702 line, an increase of 109%, of which return line 572, an increase of 116%.
Lu Dongfu also said that in 2017, Chinese railway company will continue to promote the transportation supply side structural reform, improve the service quality of railway passenger volume is expected to be completed, 3 billion 25 million people, 27.5 tons of freight volume. He proposed, on the one hand, to optimize the structure of passenger transport products, further improve the Internet ticketing system, optimize the ticket intelligent preassigned strategy, explore the frequent flyer points system, exploration and
development of intelligent services for travelers, promoting the construction of station car WI-FI systems.
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