PHOTOS Pic story: Spring Festival travel rush - migrant worker's way back home

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Pic story: Spring Festival travel rush - migrant worker's way back home

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18:15, January 29, 2021

Gao Li enters the departure hall of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In fact, long absence is not only relatives, but also a taste of the New Year. "F

A crew member of Train G598 measures body temperature for Gao Li on the train from Shanghai, east China, to Wuhan, central China's Hubei, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In fact, long absence is not only rela

Gao Li shows his negative nucleic acid testing report and registers information on his returning at the village committee of Shuikousi Village of Caijiazha Town, Hangpi District of Wuhan City, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to se

Train G598 is ready to leave Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In fact, long absence is not only relatives, but also a taste of the New Year. "For us W

Gao Li's mother sprays Gao Li with alcohol for disinfection in front of his home in Shuikousi Village of Caijiazha Town, Hangpi District of Wuhan City, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a lon

Gao Li prepares to check in at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In fact, long absence is not only relatives, but also a taste of the New Year. "For us

Gao Li poses for a group photo with his mother in front of his home in Shuikousi Village of Caijiazha Town, Hangpi District of Wuhan City, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In fa

Gao Li (C) waits at the departure hall of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In fact, long absence is not only relatives, but also a taste of the New Ye

Staff members conduct disinfection for Gao Li at the village committee of Shuikousi Village of Caijiazha Town, Hangpi District of Wuhan City, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In

Gao Li scans the health QR code as he leaves Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In fact, long absence is not only relatives, but also a taste of t

Gao Li waves to his aunt who comes to pick him up outside the Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In fact, long absence is not only relatives, but

Gao Li answers a phone call from the village committee of Shuikousi Village reminding him to register information on his way home in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 28, 2021. On the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush in 2021, Gao Li, a "post-90s" migrant worker in Shanghai, packed up his luggage and set foot on his way back to his hometown of Huangpi, Wuhan of central China for the Spring Festival. Before checking in, he fumbled for the negative nucleic acid testing report in his bag. Nothing could be more important than this piece of "luggage". Two days ago, Shanghai medical workers came to Gao Li's working site and conducted nucleic acid testing on more than 100 workers who planned to return home. On Jan. 27, they got their important "pass". At 7:55 this morning, train G598 left Shanghai Hongqiao Station on time. Gao stared out of the window, eager to return home. The train sped along. Gao could not wait to see his loved ones he hadn't seen for a long time. In f

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