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Real-name ticket purchasing system launched

From : Xinhua

Jan. 2, 2012

Passengers walk to platforms through a real name authentication system at Shanghai South Railway Station in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 1, 2012. The real-name system of train tickets purchase was launched all over the country for all passengers from Jan. 1, 2012, to curb rampant illegal ticket scalping and speculation. (Xinhua/Pei Xin)

A ticket seller prepares to register for passengers with their identification cards in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 1, 2012. The real-name system of train tickets purchase was launched all over the country for all passengers from Jan. 1, 2012, to curb rampant illegal ticket scalping and speculation. (Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi)