Over 1 Billion Trips Taken on Guangzhou Metro in 2018

By Matthew Bossons, July 31, 2018

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Ever wonder how many trips are made on the Guangzhou's metro system each day? Well, Guangzhou Metro has released a number: a staggering 8 million trips per day. 

From the start of the year up until July 25, 1.64 billion trips were made on Guangzhou’s expansive subway system, a 7.88 percent increase compared to the same period in 2017. The recently released statistics mark a new ‘trip record’ for the Guangzhou Metro

According to GRT Radio, the city’s busiest subway lines – with over one million trips per day on average – were Line 1, Line 2, Line 3 and Line 5 (no surprises here). 

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[Cover image by Matthew Bossons/That's]

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