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Travel chaos in China

Paramilitary police officers keep passengers in order as they enter a railway station in Fuzhou, Fujian province, January 30. Hundreds of millions of Chinese are on the move ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.   REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary police officers keep passengers in order as they enter a railway station in Fuzhou, Fujian province, January 30. Hundreds of millions of Chinese are on the move ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary police officers keep passengers in order as they enter a railway station in Fuzhou, Fujian province, January 30. Hundreds of millions of Chinese are on the move ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday. REUTERS/Stringer
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A railway attendant stands in a high speed train as passengers walk by at a railway station in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, January 30.   REUTERS/Stringer

A railway attendant stands in a high speed train as passengers walk by at a railway station in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer

A railway attendant stands in a high speed train as passengers walk by at a railway station in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer
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Train passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year arrive at the Hengyang Railway Station in Hunan province, January 30. 
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Train passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year arrive at the Hengyang Railway Station in Hunan province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer

Train passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year arrive at the Hengyang Railway Station in Hunan province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer
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Passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush  wait to board trains at the Hangzhou East Railway Station in Zhejiang province, January 30.    REUTERS/Stringer

Passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush wait to board trains at the Hangzhou East Railway Station in Zhejiang province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer

Passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush wait to board trains at the Hangzhou East Railway Station in Zhejiang province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer
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A passenger carrying a bag arrives at Beijing Railway Station, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A passenger carrying a bag arrives at Beijing Railway Station, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A passenger carrying a bag arrives at Beijing Railway Station, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Travellers sit in a train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31.   REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers sit in a train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers sit in a train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Travellers head for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers head for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers head for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Bullet trains at a high-speed train maintenance base before the Spring Festival travel rush kicks off, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, January 18.  REUTERS/Stringer

Bullet trains at a high-speed train maintenance base before the Spring Festival travel rush kicks off, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, January 18. REUTERS/Stringer

Bullet trains at a high-speed train maintenance base before the Spring Festival travel rush kicks off, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, January 18. REUTERS/Stringer
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Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A traveller sits in a train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31.   REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A traveller sits in a train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A traveller sits in a train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush  at the Hangzhou East Railway Station in Zhejiang province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer

Passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush at the Hangzhou East Railway Station in Zhejiang province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer

Passengers travelling during the Spring Festival travel rush at the Hangzhou East Railway Station in Zhejiang province, January 30. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman feeds a baby as people wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman feeds a baby as people wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman feeds a baby as people wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A mother and her son arrive at Beijing Railway Station, January 21.  REUTERS/Jason Lee

A mother and her son arrive at Beijing Railway Station, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A mother and her son arrive at Beijing Railway Station, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Passengers enter Beijing Railway Station for their trains, January 21.   REUTERS/Jason Lee

Passengers enter Beijing Railway Station for their trains, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Passengers enter Beijing Railway Station for their trains, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Passengers enter Beijing Railway Station for their trains, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Passengers enter Beijing Railway Station for their trains, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Passengers enter Beijing Railway Station for their trains, January 21. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers wait for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A man carries his belongings as he walks among passengers on the first day of the annual Spring Festival travel rush at a railway station in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, January 21.   REUTERS/Stringer

A man carries his belongings as he walks among passengers on the first day of the annual Spring Festival travel rush at a railway station in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, January 21. REUTERS/Stringer

A man carries his belongings as he walks among passengers on the first day of the annual Spring Festival travel rush at a railway station in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, January 21. REUTERS/Stringer
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Travellers head for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers head for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Travellers head for their train at Beijing Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Passengers wait to board their trains at the Shenzhen North Railway Station, January 31.   REUTERS/Stringer

Passengers wait to board their trains at the Shenzhen North Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Stringer

Passengers wait to board their trains at the Shenzhen North Railway Station, January 31. REUTERS/Stringer
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