Fri­day Na­tional Day hol­i­day will see mas­sive mi­gra­tion

China Daily (USA) - - NEWS CAPSULE NEWS IN REVIEW -

With the week­long Na­tional Day hol­i­day ap­proach­ing, mas­sive do­mes­tic mi­gra­tion will soon be­gin, caus­ing heavy traf­fic jams, packed trains and long lines at air­ports.

Travel records are ex­pected to be bro­ken again dur­ing the va­ca­tion pe­riod from Oct 1 to Oct 7 as in­creas­ingly pros­per­ous, hol­i­day-happy Chi­nese trav­el­ers pack tourism sites at home and abroad.

More than 660 mil­lion trips will be made by road and water dur­ing the hol­i­day, a slight in­crease over the same pe­riod last year, a trans­port min­istry of­fi­cial said.

The coun­try’s rail­way network is ex­pected to log 110 mil­lion train trips, up 11.3 per­cent, year-on-year, China Rail­way Corp said.

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