Sun, January 09, 2011
China

Spring Festival train tickets sales start

2011-01-09 12:09:34 GMT2011-01-09 20:09:34 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Shanghai

A man buys train tickets at Shanghai Railway Station in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 9, 2011. Shanghai Railway Station started to sell tickets for the 2011 Spring Festival travel on Sunday. The Spring Festival travel will start on Jan. 19. (Xinhua/Pei Xin)
A man with a baby in his arms waits in the line to buy train tickets in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 9, 2011. Shanghai Railway Station started to sell tickets for the 2011 Spring Festival travel on Sunday. The Spring Festival travel will start on Jan. 19. (Xinhua/Pei Xin)
Passengers queue up to buy train tickets at Shanghai Railway Station in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 9, 2011. Shanghai Railway Station started to sell tickets for the 2011 Spring Festival travel on Sunday. The Spring Festival travel will start on Jan. 19. (Xinhua/Pei Xin)

Hefei

Students queue to buy tickets at a ticket agency in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, Jan. 9, 2011. The Hefei Railway Station started to sell tickets of the 2011 Spring Festival travel season on Sunday. (Xinhua/Liu Junxi)

Tianjin

A large number of passengers are seen at the ticket office of Tianjin Railway Station in north China's Tianjin Municipality, Jan. 9, 2011. Temporary ticket windows have been opened at the railway station as the Spring Festival travel rush draws closer. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)

Beijing

Passengers queue to buy tickets at a temporary ticket office of Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 9, 2011. Passenger number of the railway transportation in Beijing increased recently. The 2011 Spring Festival travel season will start on Jan. 19. (Xinhua/Li Wen)
Passengers are seen at Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 9, 2011. Passenger number of the railway transportation in Beijing increased recently. The 2011 Spring Festival travel season will start on Jan. 19. (Xinhua/Li Wen)

Ningbo

A migrate worker named Yuan Fenghua shows her train tickets at Ningbo International Convention and Exhibition Center in Ningbo City, east China's Zhejiang Province on Jan. 9, 2011. A temporary train ticket office was launched here Sunday to divert buying crowds from heavily-jammed railway stations. Every year, millions of Chinese people travel back home for family reunion during the Spring Festival travel season, which brings about inter-provincial passenger traffic pressure in the vast country. (Xinhua/Gong Guorong)

People line up to buy train tickets at Ningbo International Convention and Exhibition Center in Ningbo City, east China's Zhejiang Province on Jan. 9, 2011. A temporary train ticket office was launched here Sunday to divert buying crowds from heavily-jammed railway stations. Every year, millions of Chinese people travel back home for family reunion during the Spring Festival travel season, which brings about inter-provincial passenger traffic pressure in the vast country. (Xinhua/Gong Guorong)

Nanchang

A luggage-carring passenger rushes for his train at Nanchang Railway Station in Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province, Jan. 9, 2011. Nanchang Railway Station has taken measures to smooth ticket purchase by adding ticket windows, temporary ticket outlets and mobile ticket offices. Every year, millions of Chinese people travel back home for family reunion during the Spring Festival travel season, which brings about huge inter-provincial passenger traffic pressure in the vast country. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)

Fuzhou

Passengers queue up to buy train tickets in Fuzhou Railway Station in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 9, 2011. As the Spring Festival travel approaches, Fuzhou Railway station met an upsurge of tickets buying on Sunday. The station has taken actions to handle the tickets-buying pressure. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)
Passengers queue up to buy train tickets from ticket machines in Fuzhou Railway Station in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 9, 2011. As the Spring Festival travel approaches, Fuzhou Railway station met an upsurge of tickets buying on Sunday. The station has taken actions to handle the tickets-buying pressure. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

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