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Passengers swarm at Guangzhou Railway Station

2009-01-08 00:46:21 GMT2009-01-08 08:46:21 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Passengers line up to enter the Guangzhou Railway Station in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 7, 2009. The railway station witnessed over 110,000 person-time of travelers on Wednesday, several days before the 40-day annual Spring Festival travel season, which will last from Jan. 11 to Feb. 19 this year. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin)

A policeman helps passengers from outside the carriage at the Guangzhou Railway Station in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 7, 2009. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin)

A mother carrying her sleeping baby squeezes with other passengers to enter the Guangzhou Railway Station in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 7, 2009. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin)

Passengers line up to enter the Guangzhou Railway Station in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 7, 2009. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin)

Little girl Wang Jiaxin (R), who is on her first journey back to her hometown for the upcoming Spring Festival, looks out from inside the carriage at the Guangzhou Railway Station in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 7, 2009. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin)

Passengers line up to enter the Guangzhou Railway Station in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 7, 2009.

The railway station witnessed over 110,000 person-time of travelers on Wednesday, several days before the 40-day annual Spring Festival travel season, which will last from Jan. 11 to Feb. 19 this year.

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