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Passengers queue up to buy tickets at railway stations

From : Xinhua

Jan. 9, 2012

A passenger sits on his stool while queuing to buy a train ticket at the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 8, 2011. Demand for train tickets is high for weeks ahead of the traditional Spring Festival, which begins on Jan. 23 this year, as more than 200 million people are expected to board trains to celebrate the traditional Chinese lunar New Year with their families. (Xinhua/Wang Zhen)

A passenger sits on his stool while queuing to buy a train ticket at the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 8, 2011. Demand for train tickets is high for weeks ahead of the traditional Spring Festival, which begins on Jan. 23 this year, as more than 200 million people are expected to board trains to celebrate the traditional Chinese lunar New Year with their families. (Xinhua/Wang Zhen)