During the "Golden Week" of the Spring Festival, 2.4184 Million Passengers Are Transported
2018-02-28

Abstract: On the afternoon of February 22, the reporter learned from the latest data released by the Municipal Transport Department, by the end of the day there were 170,795 flights in terms of road transport, carrying 2.4184 million passengers, down 15.48 percent from the previous year. During the Spring Festival, there were 2,968 passenger-carrying vehicles with 66,207 seats on the market, taking 53,796 flights, transporting 765,800 passengers, down 22.5 percent year-on-year.

(Mianyang News) The Spring Festival travel rush ensued the end of the long Chinese Lunar New Year holiday. On the afternoon of February 22, the reporter learned from the latest data released by the Municipal Transport Department, by the end of the day there were 170,795 flights in terms of road transport, carrying 2.4184 million passengers, down 15.48 percent from the previous year. During the Spring Festival, there were 2,968 passenger-carrying vehicles with 66,207 seats on the market, taking 53,796 flights, transporting 765,800 passengers, down 22.5 percent year-on-year.

It was shown that during the Spring Festival there were 3,057 transport-line passenger vehicles, 182 touring coaches, 1,852 buses, 2,935 taxis, 100 vehicles provided by three transport enterprises with their own online platforms, which guaranteed that the Spring Festival transport was safe and orderly. There were 24,737 freight transport vehicles, which fully guaranteed the freight transport during the Spring Festival. At the same time, 35 passenger vehicles, whose technical grade is above the second grade, were mobilized as a reserve. The Road Transport Management Department of all counties prioritized the operation of passenger-carrying vehicles, and the trans-provincial charter vehicles worked overtime. Intercity-bus enterprises also worked hard to ensure the overnight buses could successfully connected the train station and the airport so as to solve the first one-kilometer problem and the last one kilometer problem for passengers and to ensure the smooth and orderly connection of the service. The Road Transport Management Department, on the other hand, also deployed the transportation capacity, the service quality supervision, the security and stability of the urban taxi industry during the Spring Festival. Particularly, it conducted training seminars for drivers, security check, vehicle capacity and appearance check at Nanjiao Airport, the train station and each passenger station.

It was known that during the Spring Festival, road transport departments of Mianyang were all well-prepared to ensure that no passengers were stranded.

(Li Yayao, Deng Yong, all-media reporters from Mianyang Daily)