The most disgusting trains in China

| March 17th, 2014

Dirty beds on overnight trains became the focus of discussion in China after a Tencent microblog user shared a photo of the disgusting sheets on his ride from Fujian to Changsha.

“Fuzhou to Changsha, train number K1682, see the sanitation of the bedsheets in the car, everyone click like,” a man named Wang who lives in Fujian wrote.

“I didn’t know before that it could be dirty to such a degree,” Wang said, as quoted by GMW.cn.

Wang had the unfortunate shock of […]Read more…

Exactly how difficult it is to go home for the Spring Festival?

| January 9th, 2012

 

Something big happened on Jan 8th. It is the start of the largest scaled as well as periodical migration in human history – the Chinese spring transport (春运), which was, is and always will be the dominating theme of Chinese media for the next 40 days.

It is predicted that during the 40-day long transport season, there will be over 3.15 billion passenger flow, breaking another historical record set by 2011 with 2.85 billion(sina). To help you get a better picture […]Read more…

“Desire to go home, difficult to get a ticket”, Chinese Spring Festival travel season

| February 4th, 2010

From Tianya:

The annual Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) travel season officially began on January 30. According to the information disclosed by the Ministry of Railways 2010 Spring Festival travel season is from January 30 to March 10, about 40 days, 15 days before the New Year, and 25 days after the New Year. According to an authoritative forecast, Spring Festival travel season this year expects 2.5 billion passengers.

 

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