CCTV News: Today (February 13) is the fourth day of the Lunar New Year. From the first day to now, the flow of people has been accelerating. What’s the specific situation today? We continue to experience “Flowing China” through the Spring Festival heat map.
There were approximately 11.15 million passengers who chose to travel by train yesterday. Compared with the previous day, the passenger flow increased by about 20%. According to the pre-sale data of 12306, it is expected that today’s train passenger traffic will continue to grow compared with yesterday, with an increase of about 10%.
The proportion of railway and civil aviation passenger traffic has increased significantly
Experts said that with the continuous improvement of residents’ living standards, the trend of choosing convenient, comfortable and efficient modes of travel such as high-speed rail and civil aviation in the field of cross-regional business travel has become more obvious.
Data from the Ministry of Transport shows that in the 15 days before the Spring Festival, railway and civil aviation passenger traffic were 177.54 million and 31.11 million respectively, an increase of 62.1% and 71.7% respectively compared with the same period in 2023, accounting for 28.1% and 28.1% of commercial passenger traffic respectively. 4.9%, an increase of 13.0 percentage points and 2.1 percentage points respectively compared with the same period in 2019.
Zhou Jian, deputy director of the Information Center of the Academy of Sciences of the Ministry of Transport: Although the proportion of road commercial passenger transport has declined, it provides flexible and diverse travel services such as line passenger transport, tourist passenger transport, and intercity and rural passenger transport. During the Spring Festival travel period, in counties and townships, It plays an irreplaceable role in “terminal” travel such as cities and towns, and plays an important basic public service function.
Arrivals in popular cities have been increasing since the first day of the Lunar New Year
Since the first day of the Lunar New Year, arrivals in popular cities have maintained a daily growth trend. Judging from today’s Spring Festival heat map, the passenger flow arriving in popular cities such as Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Xi’an, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Chongqing, and Zhengzhou has increased significantly. Among them, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, and Guangzhou have increased in the fourth quarter. More than one percent.
From the point of departure, the number of passengers leaving Shanghai and Shenzhen has declined for two consecutive days, while the number of departures from Chongqing, Chengdu, Zhengzhou, Nanchang and Nanning has increased significantly.
Data show that mobility within urban agglomerations is also accelerating significantly, especially popular routes such as Beijing to Tianjin, Shanghai to Hangzhou, Shanghai to Suzhou, and Shenzhen to Hong Kong, where two-way mobility is booming.
Judging from the popular cities for applying for standby train tickets, Harbin and Wuhan continued yesterday’s popularity and continued to become the most popular departure cities for standby tickets today, from Harbin to Shenyang, Beijing, Changchun, and Yanbian, from Wuhan to Guangzhou, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Changsha has the highest proportion of applications for waitlist tickets. Passengers who need to wait for tickets are reminded to make reasonable travel arrangements.
Self-driving travel shows the characteristics of delayed peak period and higher peak period
During the Spring Festival this year, self-driving travel has become an important guarantee for travel back home, showing the characteristics of “postponed peak period, higher peak value, and shorter cycle”.
Data from the Ministry of Transport shows that in the 15 days before the Spring Festival, the number of non-commercial passenger car trips (mainly self-driving) reached 2.48 billion, an increase of 5.2% and 25.0% respectively compared with the same period in 2023 and 2019, accounting for 10% of the cross-regional personnel movement. The proportion is 79.7%. Affected by extreme weather and other factors, some people who originally planned to travel by car have switched to public transportation, and the proportion is slightly lower than expected. Non-commercial passenger car travel has only been available since February 5 (the 26th of the twelfth lunar month). It has risen significantly, about 2 days later than before. The peak period occurs between February 5th and 8th, which usually lasts for about 6 days in previous years. The peak period appears on February 8th (the 29th day of the twelfth lunar month), which is higher than the average of the 10 days before the Spring Festival travel rush. It is about 45% higher, the increase is larger than in previous years, and the peak characteristics are more obvious.
Zhou Jian, deputy director of the Information Center of the Academy of Sciences of the Ministry of Transport: It is expected that return passenger flow will rebound significantly from February 13 (the fourth day of the first lunar month) and will continue to increase on February 17 (the eighth day of the first lunar month) and February 25 (the sixteenth day of the first lunar month). ) “double peaks” appear.
From January 26th to February 9th, cross-regional personnel mobility hit a record high for the same period in history
Yesterday, the Scientific Research Institute of the Ministry of Transport released a research report on travel in the 15 days before Spring Festival travel. In the 15 days before this year’s Spring Festival, travel back home during the Spring Festival was generally smooth and orderly. The flow of people across regions hit a record high for the same period in history. “Mobile China” is full of vitality and vitality.
Data released by the Ministry of Transport shows that in the 15 days before the Spring Festival (January 26 to February 9), the number of cross-regional personnel movements in society reached 3.11 billion, with an average of 207.21 million people per day, an increase of 12.5% compared with the same period in 2023. It increased by 6.2% compared with the same period in 2019, setting a record high for the same period in history.
Zhou Jian, deputy director of the Information Center of the Academy of Sciences of the Ministry of Transport: Judging from daily developments and changes, the cross-regional flow of people across society has shown a steady increase. The demand for mobility during Spring Festival this year continues to be strong, indicating that the endogenous driving force for my country’s economic development is increasing.
Cultural tourism attractions have experienced significant growth in passenger flow since the Spring Festival travel season started
Since the start of the Spring Festival travel season, cultural tourist attractions have experienced significant growth in passenger flow. China Unicom’s smart footprint big data shows that the number of tourists at key cultural and tourism attractions across the country reached 123 million, an increase of 22.8% compared with the same period last year.
Chongqing, Wuhan, Xi’an, Beijing, Kaifeng and other cities have become popular cultural tourism destinations, and the popular attractions that people are most willing to visit include Kaifeng Songdu Imperial City, Wuhan Chuhe Han Street, Shijiazhuang Zhengding Ancient City, Beijing Qianmen Street, Chongqing Jiefang Beihongya Cave, these are local characteristic attractions with cultural connotations and historical heritage.
The data also shows that compared with the same period last year, tourists spent more time at cultural and tourist attractions, with the average length of stay extending from 3.4 hours to 4.2 hours, and the proportion of tourists staying for more than 4 hours also increased from 33% to 40%. .
Cultural tourism attractions in various places also welcomed more tourists from other provinces. Compared with the same period last year, the proportion of tourists from other provinces increased by 5 percentage points, from 23.5% to 28.5%.
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