Mon, January 10, 2011
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China to embrace Spring Festival travel season

2011-01-10 14:11:39 GMT2011-01-10 22:11:39 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A couple look at the tickets they bought in the ticket hall at Chengdu Railway Station in Chengdu City, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Jan. 10, 2011. Passengers lined up to buy the train tickets of Jan. 19, 2011, the first day of the Spring Festival travel season this year. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Passengers queue to buy train tickets at Chengdu Railway Station in Chengdu City, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Jan. 10, 2011. Passengers lined up to buy the train tickets of Jan. 19, 2011, the first day of the Spring Festival travel season this year. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Passengers queue to buy train tickets at Chengdu Railway Station in Chengdu City, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Jan. 10, 2011. Passengers lined up to buy the train tickets of Jan. 19, 2011, the first day of the Spring Festival travel season this year. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Passengers queue to buy train tickets at Urumqi South Railway Station in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Jan. 10, 2011. All the tickets travelling out of Xinjiang on Jan. 19, 2011, the first day of the Spring Festival travel season this year, were sold out on Monday. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passengers sit in a temporary train before departure at Urumqi South Railway Station in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Jan. 10, 2011. In order to ease the pressure for passengers volume prior to the Spring Festival travel season this year, the temporary train from Urumqi to east China's Shanghai was opened to the public on Monday. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

A woman looks at the tickets bought at Urumqi South Railway Station in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Jan. 10, 2011. All the tickets travelling out of Xinjiang on Jan. 19, 2011, the first day of the Spring Festival travel season this year, were sold out on Monday. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passengers across China lined up to buy the train tickets of Jan. 19, 2011, the first day of the Spring Festival travel season this year.

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