Tips for Visitors to the 96th China Food and Drinks Fair

Authors: Go Chengdu

2017-03-25

Practical traffic information to help you visit the 96th China Food and Drinks Fair, which is held March 23-25 at Chengdu Century City New International Convention & Exhibition Center in southern Chengdu.

Practical traffic information to help you visit the 96th China Food and Drinks Fair, which is held March 23-25 at Chengdu Century City New International Convention & Exhibition Center.

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Period: March 23-25

To relieve the heavy transportation pressure during the period, Chengdu Metro increases the transportation capacity by 20% through by putting more trains into operation and prolonging the service hours. Back-up vehicles are prepared.

Free Bus Services

Free shuttle bus service is provided from the Conventions and Exhibitions Center to the Global Center during the period to give convenience for people to get on board the Metro Line 1 at Jincheng Square Station.
Visitors to the event are advised to go via the crosswalk of Tianfu Avenue next to the Shijicheng Station of Metro Line 1.

Provisional Ticket Offices

During the period of the event, measures are taken to increase the capacity of the automatic ticket selling machines at stations along Metro Line 1, including the Jinjiang Hotel, Financial City, Tianfusan Street, Huafu Avenue, Guangdu and so on.
More security check and ticket selling points are put into use:
North Renmin Road: two more security check points, six more ticket selling offices
Jinjiang Hotel: three more ticket selling offices
Shijicheng: more exits are open; four more security check points, eight more ticket selling offices and four temporary ticket selling stands

One-ticket-through Metro card

The one-ticket-through Metro card to help people have more convenient rides during the period is sold at RMB60, which enables purchasers to travel around regardless of times and distance for the starting five days and is valid till Apr. 25. The practice will efficiently save time for Metro riders.
Selling time: March 20-26
Where to Buy: Metro stations at North Remin Road, Jinjiang Hotel, Jincheng Square and Shijicheng.

Notifications

Traffic conditions in the city are under heavier pressure during the period due to the 96th China Food and Drinks Fair, commuting, outflows at weekends, other events held in the city such as the Peach Blossom Festivals, and so on. The rush hours for the Metro is expected to come 20 minutes earlier than usual.
Local residents are advised to make travel plans in advance and take precautions in case of any accidents.

96th China Food and Drinks Fair

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