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Millions on the move for China's New Year holiday

Passengers at Beijing Railway Station earlier this week. Transport officials predict that Chinese passengers will make almost three billion trips during the 40-day Chinese New Year period.


THOUSANDS of people wearing thick coats and clutching suitcases line up in freezing conditions at Beijing Railway Station in the hope of snagging a ticket home for China's New Year holiday.

They are among hundreds of millions of migrant workers travelling to far-flung towns...

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