On January 2, the official website of China National Railway Group Co., Ltd. announced that on January 2, the national railway is expected to send 7.2 million passengers and open 386 additional passenger trains.On January 1, 9.893 million passengers were sent across the country, an increase of 481 000 or 5.1% year on year. On January 1, a total of 9.078 million tickets were sold, of which 7.788 million were sold on the Internet, accounting for 85.8%.
On the first day of the new year's Day holiday, the railway passenger flow has a small peak. According to China's railway data, on December 31, 2020, the first day of the new year's Day holiday, 9.104 million passengers were sent across the country, up 149000 or 1.7% year-on-year. 8934 passenger trains were opened, including 493 additional trains. 10.28 million tickets were sold throughout the day, of which 8.896 million were sold on the Internet, accounting for 86.5%.