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Smiles aboard homeward bound train

2012-01-17 06:10:46 GMT2012-01-17 14:10:46(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Children play on a train from Shanghai to Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Jan 16, the 8th day of the 40-day Spring Festival travel period which started on Jan 8. [Photo/Xinhua]

Passengers cheers over dinner on train K111, from Shanghai to Guizhou, Jan 16, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A man watches a movie on a train bound for Guizhou province, Jan 16, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

Five-year-old Gu Shengxi plays with his father on a train to Guizhou, Jan 16, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

Lv Baosen lifts his daughter in the air on her first birthday aboard a train, Jan 16, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

Passengers play poker to pass time on a train, Jan 16, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A total of 235 million trips will be made via the country's railways during the festival travel rush this year, up 6.1 percent from last year, according to the Ministry of Railways (MOR).

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