New fare re­duces sub­way rid­ers

China Daily (Canada) - - FRONT PAGE -

Daily sub­way rid­er­ship in Beijing has de­clined by an av­er­age of 800,000 since the fare in­crease on Dec 28, the Beijing Trans­port Re­search Cen­ter said on Wed­nes­day. Line 10 wit­nessed the largest fall, with 18 per­cent or 340,000 fewer pas­sen­gers than the same pe­riod last year. Pas­sen­gers who travel less than 4 kilo­me­ters have fallen by 11.5 per­cent, and long dis­tance trav­el­ers (more than 52 km) have dropped by at least 13 per­cent.

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