Chinese Line Up To Buy Train Ticket for Spring Festival Travel – Xinhua

From Xinhua via People.com.cn:

Jan. 13 was the first day China’s passengers were able to buy train tickets for the Spring Festival, the nation’s most important traditional holiday.

By the time tickets began selling at 7 p.m. on Sunday, many people had already lined up before the ticket windows. Metropolis like Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou saw a visible surge of ticket buyers last night, mostly migrant workers and university students. The Spring Festival transportation season lasts 40 days, from Jan. 23 to March 2 while the Spring Festival is from Feb. 6 to 8. [Full Text]

January 14, 2008 7:17 AM
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