During the May Day holiday from May 1 to 4, Beijing Railway Bureau plans to run 299 more passenger trains, including 62 long-distance trans-regional passenger trains and 237 short-distance passenger trains in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
The 237 additional passenger trains are mainly bound for Qinhuangdao, Changli, Laiyuan, Handan, Zhangjiakou and Tianjin, in an effort to meet people’s travel demand in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
In addition, under the cooperation between Beijing Railway Bureau and Laiyuan of Hebei Province, a national-level poverty-stricken county, the first “Beijing-Laiyuan” train for promoting Baishi Mountain cultural tourism is slated to run on May 10.
This year, the first tourist train to Arxan of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region will run on May 16 and the Beijing-Hetian tourist train is set to run for six trips from June 26.
From April 30 to May 4, Beijing Railway Bureau is expected to send 6.42 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 3.9 percent, and it is expected to send 1.43 million passengers on the peak day on May 1.