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3 billion trips expected during Spring Festival

By Zhu Jianhong (People's Daily)

17:11, December 09, 2011

Edited and translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

Recently, a preparatory meeting for the 2012 Spring Festival travel season was held by the National Development and Reform Committee, the Ministry of Transport, the Safety Supervision Bureau and other related departments.

The Spring Festival travel season will start on Jan. 8 and end on Feb. 16, amounting to 40 days.

It was preliminary forecasted that the number of passengers will reach 3.2 billion, an increase of more than 9 percent compared with last year. There will be 25 million people working at the first line of Spring Festival transportation.

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