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Rush home for Spring Festival

From : China Daily

Jan. 9, 2012 

A migrant worker prepares to catch a train at the Nanjing South Railway Station in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, Jan 8, 2012. China started its Spring Festival peak travel season on Sunday, with a total of 3.16 billion passenger trips expected during the 40 days. The Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, falls on Jan 23 this year and is the most important traditional Chinese festival for family reunions. [Photo/Xinhua] 

Passengers wait to get on a train at Guiyang railway station in Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou province, Jan 8, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]