AaronLDY Post time 2019-1-21 15:19:51

Chinese people's memory of Spring Festival travel rush


Migrant worker Chen Yifeng (8th, R) and his wife Xu lining (5th, R) pose for photos with their family after a 14-hour journey by motorcycle from Foshan, south China's Guangdong Province, to Pingding Village, Teng County of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Jan. 19, 2017. Returning to hometowns remains the most important part of the Chinese Spring Festival. Whether self-driving, or taking the trains or flights, homecomings and family gatherings are a priority for many Chinese. The annual travel rush around the festival, known as "chunyun," often puts the country's transportation system to the test. China's transport authorities are busy getting ready for the Spring Festival travel rush starting Jan. 21 this year, with 3 billion trips expected to be made. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)


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A woman carrying heavy luggage tries to catch her train with a baby in arm at the Nanchang Railway Station in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province, Jan. 30, 2010. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)


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A passenger carrying his child on shoulder gets on a special train for migrant workers at the Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 14, 2005.

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Staff member Xu Xin sends senior passenger Zhou Fengying to her train at the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 30, 1994.

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Passengers queue to enter the Beijing Railway Station during the Spring Festival travel rush in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 12, 1993.

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Passengers look outside through a windshielding bedsheet on a train at the Hankou Railway Station, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 21, 2001.

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A passenger calls home as soon as he gets on the train at Guangzhou Railway Station in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 22, 2009.
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