China sees travel rush during holidays

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Passengers are about to board a train at Zhengzhou Railway Station in Zhengzhou, central China’s Henan Province, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

Passengers wait for trains at the waiting hall of Chongqing North Railway Station in Chongqing, southwest China, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

Passengers are about to board a train at Chongqing North Railway Station in Chongqing, southwest China, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

This photo taken on Sept. 29, 2023 shows passengers at Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

Passengers are seen on a train at Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

Passengers wait for trains at the waiting hall of Guiyang North Railway Station in Guiyang, southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

This photo taken on Sept. 29, 2023 shows passengers at Zhengzhou Railway Station in Zhengzhou, central China’s Henan Province. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

Passengers wait for trains at the waiting hall of Harbin Railway Station in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

Passengers walk on the south square of Harbin Railway Station in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

Passengers run to the ticket gate at Tianjin West Railway Station in north China’s Tianjin, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

This aerial photo taken on Sept. 29, 2023 shows passengers lining up to enter Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

Passengers head to the waiting hall of Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.

According to China State Railway Group, the country’s railway operator, it sold 22.88 million train tickets for the Mid-Autumn Festival on the day the tickets went on sale, a record high for single-day sales.

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