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Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10:18

Tracking the trains

By Wang Wenlan and Xu Congjun for China Daily

Tracking the trains
(Wang Wenlan / China Daily)

Trains are the favored form of transportation during the Spring Festival travel rush, which officially started on Friday this year.

The old photo is a scene in 1981, at Beijing’s Yongdingmen Railway Station, with passengers disembarking from the steam trains, all dressed in similar clothes.

Tracking the trains
(Xu Congjun / For China Daily)

Nowadays, people can travel on high-speed trains. The new photo shows such a train arriving at Nantong Railway Station in Nantong, Jiangsu province, in 2016. Passengers are dressed in various styles. They find going home by rail is faster and more convenient.

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