CHINA China's Hubei sends over 1,600 migrant workers to Guangdong

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China's Hubei sends over 1,600 migrant workers to Guangdong

Xinhua

10:23, March 20, 2020

With a high-speed railway train carrying 551 migrant workers departing central China's Hubei Province Thursday, the province hard-hit by the coronavirus are sending more workers to south China's manufacturing heartland Guangdong Province. (Photos: Xinhua)

Departing from the city of Jingzhou at 1:20 p.m., the train is the first chartered high-speed railway train from Hubei to send migrant workers to their workplaces after the Spring Festival. On Thursday, a total of 1,631 migrant workers have boarded the trains for Guangdong, with the other high-speed railway train carrying 1,080 people departing at around 3:13 p.m. from Jingzhou heading for Shenzhen.

The workers will be send to their workplaces respectively by chartered coaches after they arrive at the railway station.

A migrant worker takes a photo as he arrives at Guangzhou South Railway Station in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, March 19, 2020.

Migrant workers arrive at Guangzhou South Railway Station in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, March 19, 2020.

A chartered bullet train from Jingzhou, Hubei, arrives at Guangzhou South Railway Station in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, March 19, 2020.

Staff members pick up Hubei migrant workers returning to Guangdong at Guangzhou South Railway Station in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, March 19, 2020.

Staff members pick up Hubei migrant workers returning to Guangdong at Guangzhou South Railway Station in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, March 19, 2020.

Migrant workers arrive at Guangzhou South Railway Station in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, March 19, 2020.

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