The number of passengers who will travel using public transportation during Christmas and New Year holidays is estimated to reach 14 million, according to the directorate general of land transportation of the ministry of transportation.
"The increase in the number of passengers can reach 14 million this year," Acting Director General of Land Transportation Sugihardjo told a press conference here on Friday.
Sugiharto said that in 2014 the number of passengers is predicted to increase by 4.88 percent to 14,047,912 from 13,392,788 in 2013.
Of the modes of transportation, Sugihardjo said train will get the biggest number of passengers reaching 3.85 million passengers followed by air transportation with 3.72 million passengers, land transportation 2.94 million, inter island waterway transportation service 2.60 million and sea transportation 0.91 million passengers. (Antara)