中国春运旅客发送量近30亿人次 Nearly 3 bln trips recorded during Spring Festival travel rush
China's 40-day Spring Festival travel rush(春运), which concluded(结束) on March 12 , witnessed 2.97 billion passenger trips(旅客出行), according to official data(官方数据). The traffic is basically the same as that of last year, according to the Ministry of Transport.
The annual(年度的) travel rush around the festival, when people travel to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year with their families, puts the transport system to the test(测试).
To cope with the surging traffic, China's railway, road and air network put more vehicles into service.
According to third-party surveys, 74.8 percent of the travelers were either satisfied(满意) with or saw improvement(改进) in the transport work this year, up 3.8 percentage points from last year.
Passengers board a ship at Xinhaigang wharf in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, Feb. 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Yang Guanyu)
High-speed trains wait to be maintained in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 1, 2018.
A passenger buys bottled water by scanning a QR code on train G8516 from Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, to Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb, 9, 2018.
Chefs prepare food for passengers on train K46 traveling from southeast China's Fuzhou to Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 8, 2018.
Migrant workers prepare to ride home in Foshan City, south China's Guangdong Province, Feb. 7, 2018.
A passenger holds up a child to board a train at the Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 1, 2018.
[jié shù] 结束 conclude
[chū xíng] 出行 trip
[shù jù] 数据 data
[cè shì] 测试 test
[gǎi jìn] 改进 improvement
[mǎn yì] 满意 satisfied
重点词汇 Key word:
<名词 n.> capacity
E.g. Wǒ quèshí shēnshēn de gǎndào le jítǐ de lìliàng。
I do feel deeply the strength of the collective.
<名词 n.> volumn; quantity; amount
E.g. Tāmen de zǒngliàng bùshì tàidà。
Their collective volume wasn't very large.
<动词 v.> estimate; measure
E.g. Guò rìzi yīnggāi liàngrù wéichū,huāqián bùnéng dàshǒu dàjiǎo。
One should live within one's means and be careful with his money.