PHOTOS Spring Festival travel rush crowds throng train stations


Spring Festival travel rush crowds throng train stations

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18:48, February 01, 2019

China’s Spring Festival travel rush, known as Chunyun in Chinese, started this year on January 21 and will last until March 1. This is Guangzhou Station on January 31. /VCG Photo

As the largest human migration on the planet earth, an estimated 3 billion trips are projected for 2019. (January 31, Hangzhou East station.) /VCG Photo

On January 31, China’s National Development and Reform Committee released statistics showing 739 million trips were made during the first 10 days of the Spring Festival travel rush, up 0.86 percent from last year. (January 30, Shanghai Hongqiao station) /VCG Photo

As the Lunar New Year gets closer, an even greater increase in number of trips is seen every day. On February 1, 10.5 million people are expected to travel through railways all across the country, up 10.1 percent from same time last year, according to China Railway. (January 31, Shenyang North station) /VCG Photo

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