Passengers wait for trains in Guiyang North Railway Station, Jan 3. [Photo/Guiyang Daily]
The three major railway stations in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, transported 357,000 passengers from Dec 31 to Jan 3, which included the New Year's Day holiday.
Data showed that the passenger volume of Guiyang Railway Station, Guiyang North Railway Station and Guiyang East Railway Station decreased 4.3 percent year-on-year.
The local rail authority said it expects that from early to mid-January, there will be a large amount of college students in Guizhou returning home for the winter vacation. During that time, the three major railway stations in Guiyang are expected to transport more than 20,000 students per day.
On Jan 3, Guiyang officially started selling train tickets for the 2022 Spring Festival travel rush, which lasts from Jan 17 to Feb 25.