Holiday rail trips double last year’s

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2018-10-05

PassengerswaitinqueueforboardingatHangzhouEastRailwayStationinEastChinasZhejiangprovince,Oct1,2018.[Photo/IC]WUHAN—China’sSpringFestivalholidayisusuallycalledthebusiesttimeofyearforthenation’stransportationsystem,giventhatit’,aCentralChinahubfortraintravel,saidtrainspassingthroughwereestimatedattheirdailypeaktocarryover940,000peopleduringthecurrentNationalDayholiday,’sholidaymorethandoubledthenumberoflastyear’sNationalDayholiday,aryear,thecurrentseven-dayholidayisoftenseenasatimetogetawayforashortvacation.“Thehigh-speedrailisveryfastandcomfortable,”saidWangChanghe,atouristatWuhanTrainStation.“Inrecentyears,wehavebeenabletogotoadifferentcityforvacation,thankstothehigh-speedtrain.”China’shigh-speedsystemhasreached25,000kilometersinlength,accountingformorethan60percentoftheworld’,,travelagencieshavenoticedmoreinboundtouristsfromHongKong.“WeareseeingthenumberofgroupsfromHongKongdoublingthisautumncomparedwithlastyear,”saidQiHaitaoofHubeiBesttourTravelCorp.“FromlateSeptembertolateNovember,manyofourofferingsforHongKonggrouptourshavebeenbookedup.”ThegrowingeaseoftravelwascleartoamansurnamedYu,80,whotookthehigh-speedtrainwithhiswifeforthefirsttimeduringtheNationalDayholidaythisyeartovisitYueyanginHunanprovince.“Ittakesmorethanthreehoursonthebus,butjustoveronehouronthehigh-speedtrain,”Yusaid.。