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Spring Festival return travel peak underway

Source: CRI | 02-23-2007 18:35

Special Report:   2007 Spring Festival

Passengers crowded a busy ticket hall Feb.22.
Feb.23 - With the Spring Festival coming to end, most travelers are on their way back home.

Short-distance travelers are expected to congest the returning trains these days, according to Beijing's railway authorities, while long-distance passengers will arrive over the weekend.

Most returning travelers are coming back from home, official figures show. The number of returning passengers will peak after March 4, when rural laborers and university students come back.

Beijing Railway Station and Beijing West Railway Station have launched plans to cope with the peak.

Beijing Capital Airport.