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Updated : 2013-05-23

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )

Harbin’s public transportation network is 776.6 kilometers long, with 202 public transportation routes, 11 extended public transportation routes and seven newly-opened public transportation routes, filling in the public transportation blanks in 10 regions.

There are 5,419 buses in the city. During 2011, 246 new buses were added and 593 buses were replaced. Also in the same year, 300 new high-capacity buses were put into operation. Passenger transport volume reached 1.1 billion. At the end of 2011, a total of 15,435 taxis were in service in Harbin.

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