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Accessibility Statistics Dataset of Railway Passenger Transportation from 31 Central Cities of China(2013)

ZHONG Yexi1,2,3HUANG Jie1,2,3WEN Yuzhao4
1 Key Laboratory of Poyang Lake Wetland and Watershed Research,Jiangxi Normal University,Nanchang 330022,China2 School of Geography and Environment,Jiangxi Normal University,Nanchang 330022,China3 Research Center for Regional Development and Planning,Jiangxi Normal University,Nanchang 330022,China4 College of Geography Science,Nanjing Normal University,Nanjing 210023,China


Published:Dec. 2016

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Key Words:

central city of China,railway passenger transportation,accessibility,daily communication area,Scientia Geographica Sinica


Accessibility refers to the convenience from a certain place to a given activity spot with the help of a specific transport system. Taking 31 central cities in China (Hong Kong, Macao and Taipei are not included) as study samples and the data from the train passenger schedule book, May 2013, the accessibility statistics dataset of railway passenger transportation from 31 central cities in China(2013)was developed by using the analysis methodology of accessibility and community. The dataset is consisted of the following data contents: (1) Statistic data on average accessibility of central cities in China and its improved degree; (2) The number of prefecture-level cities covered by central city's DCA and the types of central cites; (3) Data on the daily communication areas of the five central cities; (4) Cities covered by DCA based on common railway and high speed-railway network. The dataset is archived in .xlsx format with data size of 34KB. The analysis paper was published in the Journal of Scientia Geographica Sinica, No. 4, Vo. 35, 2015.

Foundation Item:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (41161021); Fund of Jiangxi Provinces, China (GJJ12187)

Data Citation:

ZHONG Yexi, HUANG Jie, WEN Yuzhao. Accessibility Statistics Dataset of Railway Passenger Transportation from 31 Central Cities of China(2013)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2016.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AccessRailwayPassengerChina_2013.xlsx 33.44KB