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230 000 000 Chinese Will Take the Train in a Few Weeks

Posted by w_thames_the_d on January 17, 2011

from the chinadaily

“BEIJING – The volume of China’s railway passengers during the coming Spring Festival peak period is expected to hit a new high of 230 million, an increase of 12.5 percent over last year’s figures, officials said on Saturday morning.

230 million expected to go home by train
Passengers queue to buy tickets at a temporary ticket agency in Ningbo, East China’s Zhejiang province, Jan 15, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

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