The length of running railways exceeded 150,000 kilometer in total, which has tripled over the last decade. The electrical rail network constituted over 80,000 km, whereas double tracked rail made up around 70,000 km. In the last ten years, railroads carried around three billion metric tons of cargo steadily and almost twice the amount of passengers to around three billions.
Civil Aviation Administration of China recorded over 200 civil airports in the People’s Republic from around 130 in the beginning of the 2000s, offering over 3,600 domestic and 800 international aviation routes. By the end of 2017, there were more than 5,500 aircraft. Total volume of freight handled by airway amounted to seven million metric tons as of 2017.
Urban public transportation
Throughout China, bus/trolleybus is the main type of public transport carrying over 72 billion passengers annually, followed by taxi with around 36 billion, and then metro/subway of around 18 billion. The number of taxis increased to over 1.3 million in the last few years, while the subway system operates over a hundred of subway lines of a total length of over 4,000 kilometer.