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Day 84's night admissions hit record

07-24-2010 15:18 BJT Special Report:Shanghai World Expo 2010 |

The Expo site welcomed some 455,000 visitors by 8pm yesterday, with night admission sales hitting a record of 32,271 tickets.

Among yesterday's visitors, 143,000 were group tourists and 66,000 were visitors using free tickets the Shanghai government distributed to local residents. A total of 69,773 tickets were sold on site, including the sky rocketing night admission sales which easily surpassed the recent peak of about 28,000 tickets.

As of 6pm, Houtan had received 77,000 visitors, compared to 69,000 at Shangnan Road, 73,000 via Changqing Road and 50,000 through Gaoke Road W.

A total of 83 shows were staged within the site by 5pm, attracting 56,400 spectators.

Yesterday 6,419 volunteers served on the site.

The transportation system in site carried 735,000 visitors. By 4pm, five medical stations in the site had received 438 visitors, 57 of whom had external injuries.

More than 135,000 group visitors are expected to tour the Expo site today.

Expo organizers have dispatched more vending carts to popular pavilions to make it easier for people to buy drinks or ice cream because the highest temperature has been around 35 Celsius degrees for several days.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source:

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