Learnt from Dalian Metro Operation Company Limited that the total number of passengers of rail transit was up to over 1.15 million person-time during the Spring Festival, among which metro Line 1 transported over 332 thousand person-time, metro Line 2 transported more than 338 thousand person-time while rapid rail Line 3 transported over 483 thousand person-time.
With the ending of the Spring Festival holiday, the number of citizens who returned to Dalian is ever-increasing and Dalian metro also encounters the peak of passenger flow. The passenger flow of stations which are adjacent to the airport, train station and port is increasing, especially Dalian North Railway Station, a seamless connection line with the high-speed railway station. Up to 15 p.m. yesterday, the metro station of Dalian North Railway Station has received 10622 passengers going in and out of the station. According to statistics, from January 27th to February 2nd, the passenger flow of the metro station of Dalian North Railway Station has reached over 86 thousand person-time, increased by 5% compared with that of last year, with the peak of passenger flow appearing on the last day before and after the Spring Festival. Different from the passenger flow before the Festival, most of the passengers go in the station instead of going out, with apparent timeliness and regularity. Just from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. yesterday, the number of passengers that went in the metro station of Dalian North Railway Station has reached close to 1700.
In order to avoid a large number of passengers staying in the station hall, the staff of Dalian metro station guide passengers to enter the platform from two-side escalators and scatter the crowd in the centralized waiting area to avoid overcrowding. At the same time, the station has increased the number of security apparatus in the station of Dalian North Railway Station, initiated Easy Access for passengers without backpack and added working staff to ensure a safe and orderly transportation.